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Francis James Davey

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  • Service number
    • 8/1448 AWMM
    • 1/22/20 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    • WW1 Corporal AWMM
      Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM
    • WW2 Private AWMM
      Home Service Section AWMM
  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis James AWMM
  • Surname
    Davey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 8/1448 AWMM
    • 1/22/20 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    25 November 1886 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Temuka, South Canterbury, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Farmer AWMM
    • WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Farmer AWMM
    • Farmer AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 Dec 1914 Kiri Road, Te Kiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss J. Davey (daughter), care of G. Davey, Main North Road, Temuka, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs A.F. Davey (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 Feb 1915 Widowed AWMM
    • Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 8/1448 AWMM
    • 1/22/20 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Military Camp AWMM
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 15 December 1914 AWMM
      Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 18 July 1940 AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    • WW1 28 AWMM
    • WW1 54 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Sustained a gun shot wound to the left shoulder on the 9 May 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to St Georges Hospital Malta and Walton-on-Thames Hospital in London AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • WW1 5 March 1916 AWMM
      Corporal AWMM
      Otago Infantry Regiment AWMM
    • WW2 9 January 1941 AWMM
      Private AWMM
      Home Service Section AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After being wounded, he left Cape Helles on the Hospital Ship 'Braemar Castle' for Malta where he was admitted to St George's Hospital.. He went on the City of Benares to England on 4 July 1915 and came home to New Zealand on 16 February 1916 in SS Rotorua.

    He drew a farm in the Servicemen's Ballot in July 1916 at Otunui Landing, 16 miles south of Taumarunui on the banks of the Wanganui River.

    Private Davey was involved in guard duties at Arapuni Dam, Mechanics Bay, Auckland and Waiouru Military Camp during WW2 while it was under construction. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    62 AWMM
  • Date of death
    21 July 1948 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Taumarunui, Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Taumarunui Hospital, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Manunui Cemetery, Manunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    RSA Section AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 July 1948 AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    FamNet: The Family History Network record page
    http://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C18881
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 174 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 July 1948 AWMM