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John Davis

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5081 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    OamaruOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 26 November 1915 AWMM c/o Temple Bar Hotel, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs. C. Davis, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 November 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5081 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 18 months in the 7th Regiment, New Zealand. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      152 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Sydney, 1 April 1916; disembarked Suez, 1 May 1916.

    Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 10 May 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 19 May 1916 (old injury, knee); discharged to duty, 29 May 1916.

    Admitted to Ras el Tin Convalescent Depot, 26 July 1916 (debility); discharged to duty, 28 July 1916.

    Embarked Alexandria, 27 August 1916; taken on strength, 1st NSW Training Bn, Perham Downs, England, 7 September 1916.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 16 September 1916.

    Admitted to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 25 September 1916 (venereal disease: gonorrhoea); discharged, 1 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 102 days.

    Admitted to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 11 January 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 25 January 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 15 days.

    Admitted to 26th General Hospital, 27 January 1917 (enostosis femur); transferred to England, 8 February 1917, and admitted to Norfolk War Hospital (enostosis removed); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 5 March 1917; discharged on furlough, 13 March 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 28 March 1917.

    Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 8 May 1917; discharged, 5 June 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 29 days.

    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'New Zealand', 27 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 26 November 1917. AWMM
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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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