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David McCleary

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  • Service number
    23/1449 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    McCleary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23/1449 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Otane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James McCleary (brother), Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Nov 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23/1449 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    E Company AWMM
    2nd Reinforcements to 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David McCleary was the son of Mrs. T. J. McCleary, of Riordan Lane, Nelson St., Auckland, New Zealand, and the late David McCleary. Born at Thames. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    32 AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Thistle Dump Cemetery, High Wood, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    A. 15. AWMM
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  • Remembering my Great Uncle who paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country on this special ANZAC day
    Public - Stuart George - Other Relative - 10 April 2015

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10 April 2015Stuart GeorgePalmerston North, NZOther Relative