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Hugh Sherson

Death: June 08, 1921 (24)
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand (Fatally injured in a motor bus accident)
Place of Burial: Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Major Edward Sherson and Alice Mary Sherson
Brother of Eric Gordon Sherson; Arthur Noel Sherson; Harold Sherson; Elliott Sherson and Joy Holmes

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About Hugh Sherson

Auckland War Memorial Museum. Biographical Information.

Second son of Alice Mary Sherson (nee Lendrum) and Edward Sherson (27812). "Mr Hugh Sherson was born in Auckland, and was educated at the Beresford Street School and the Auckland Grammar School. He went to the front in 1918 as a gunner in the 9th Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery. On his return after the armistice he undertook traffic inspector's duties for the City Council. Deceased's father, Major Edward Sherson, a well-known Auckland officer, left for the front in 1916, in command of the 20th served with the Second Battalion, Auckland Infantry, and was killed at Crevecoeur in October, 1918. Before the war he was a lieut.-colonel in the Field Artillery, The eldest son served with the artillery in France, and is now a purser on the Paloona."

Death notice: "Sherson.— On the 5th June, accidentally killed in Khyber Pass Road, Hugh Sherson, second son of Mrs. A. M. Sherson, and the late Lieut.-Colonel E. Sherson, of 14, Haydn Street; aged 24 years. Funeral will leave his late residence, 14, Haydn Street, on Sunday, inst., at 2 p.m."

Father, Edward Sherson (27812) kia and sons Eric Gordon Sherson (17229); Hugh Sherson (66031) served in WW1.

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Hugh Sherson's Timeline

June 8, 1921
Age 24
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
June 12, 1921
Age 24
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand