5 March 2010

Godfrey Egbert WEISERT (1895-1918)

Godfrey Egbert WEISERT (13 May 1895-02 Sep 1918).
Commonly known as Egbert; a.k.a. Egbert CARLSON-WEISERT.

Son of Emil Frederic WEISERT & his wife, Hilda (nee FREDSBERG). Born in New Zealand (not Norway).

Died of wounds in France (see Cenotaph Record and Archway record).

Identified by Vivienne CRAGG.

Photographer: ANDERSONs, Main Street, Palmerston North.

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Photo #023 supplied by: David CLAUSEN. It was found by Niel DEVANTIER in the ceiling of the house of Perry and Murray OLSEN, Norsewood, New Zealand (former home of Emil Olaus ("Tailor") OLSEN).

Written on the reverse of the photo is, "Aunt Mary with love." "Aunt Mary" is most likely to be Egbert's great aunt, Maria SVENSON (nee FREDSBERG), also known as Mary.