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Douglas Hector Macdonald Croll

Pte # 52690 D H M CROLL Machine Gun CorpsDied 26 May 1973 aged 72yrs He is buried in the Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane Block RSA X Plot 181

Douglas Hector MacDonald CROLL

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Hector Macdonald AWMM
  • Surname
    Croll AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52690 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 June 1899 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra New PlymouthTaranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 February 1918 AWMM Arlington Street, Banksia, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Eliza Croll, c/o P G Palmer, 4 Marshall's Cottage, Karaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 February 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 52690 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served for 4 years in the New Zealand Cadets. AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 February 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 18 AWMM
    Ironmonger/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    SydneyNew South Wales Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      122 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orari', 16 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 August 1919. AWMM

Death

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19 September 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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