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Louis Levy

Doctor Louis Levy (1888-1947). S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives. Ref: 1/1-018927-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand.

Doctor Louis Levy (1888-1947). S P Andrew Ltd :Portrait negatives. Ref: 1/1-018927-F. Alexander Turn …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis AWMM
  • Surname
    Levy AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1888 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Levy (mother), 117 Customhouse Quay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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    Army AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 1916 AWMM Medical practitioner/Military AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Son of Abraham and Frances Levy, of Wellington. His brother Edward (Ted) Levy served in the NZEF.

    Graduated from Edinburgh University and worked in the Hull Royal Infirmary, where he received an honorarium of fifty guineas in consideraiton of his services. (Sidelights on the war. Dominion, Volume 9, Issue 2665, 10 January 1916, Page 6)

    "Just before leaving Great Britain for the front S.M. Levy met his brother Capt. Louis Levy, R.A.M.C., whom he had not seen for twelve years. Capt. Levy had been stationed at the casualty clearning station since the out break of war. The borthers had only one day together when S.M. Levy left for France, meeting his death a few days later." (Evening Post, Volume XCIV, Issue 143, 14 December 1917, Page 8) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1947 AWMM
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  • External links
    Lives of the First World War
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Fielding Star AWMM
      London Letter. Feilding Star, Volume VIII, Issue 1975, 21 January 1913, Page 4 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      While doing their duty. Evening Post, Volume XCIV, Issue 143, 14 December 1917, Page 8 AWMM
    • The Dominion AWMM
      Sidelights on the war. Dominion, Volume 9, Issue 2665, 10 January 1916, Page 6 AWMM

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