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Douglas Russell Kirker

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Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (photo John Halpin November 2011) - CC BY John Halpin - CC BY John Halpin
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/3214 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Ranfurly Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Nesta S. Kirker (wife), care of Dr Thomas, Choral Hall, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/3214 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of pneumonia after discharge from the NZEF at his residence, Vauxhall Road, Devonport, Auckland. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nesta S. Kirker, of Palmerston Rd, Southsea, England.

    Captain Kirker was the Officer Commanding on board AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1918 AWMM
    DevonportNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block A, Row 7, Grave 74 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald, 4 December 1918, page 8 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, Auckland Garrison Officers Club, St Mary's Church (part of Holy Trinity Cathedral ), corner St Stephens Avenue & Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 65 Jervois Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011 AWMM

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Sources

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