George Christie Wellman

  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Gallipoli Lapel Badge
  • Gallipoli Medallion
  • Born 11 July 1887, Henley, Otago, New Zealand
  • Died 29 April 1977, Dunedin
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/592
  • Served In A Company, 1st Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Mrs John Drummond, Henley, Otago
  • Pre-war occupation Surfaceman, New Zealand Railways, Henley
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Enlisted9 February 1917, Otago
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 20 Warrimoo, departed 14 February 1915, Wellington, disembarked 26 March 1915, Suez Egypt
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916, Gallipoli 1915
  • Periods of service162 days in New Zealand and one year and 57 days overseas. Total service of one year and 219 days
  • Discharged15 September 1916, no longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on active service
  • AwardedGallipoli Lapel Badge, Gallipoli Medallion, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal