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George Hamilton Dennistoun

Portrait of Lieut-Commander G H Dennistoun - R.N. - Distinguished Service Order. Archives New Zealand FL20935029. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Hamilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Dennistoun AWMM
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  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1884 AWMM TorquayDevon AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Peel Forest, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 George James Dennistoun (father), Peel Forest, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Lieutenant James Robert Dennistoun, North Irish Horse, attached Royal Flying Corps, 23 Squadron, who died 9 August 1916.

    reported August 1914 - was Wanganui Collegiate Old Boy - reported as serving in Africa in September 1918 - reported as serving on Lake Nyasa June 1915 in local papers AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1977 AWMM
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