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David George Napier

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David George AWMM
  • Surname
    Napier AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1906 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Mary Napier (mother), 148 Ollivier's Road, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1906 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • 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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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Napier was the son of Mary and the late James Napier, of Glenroy, Hororata, New Zealand.

    Last rank held listed as Temporary Captain

    Joined Bn, 4 June 1916, and posted to C company.
    Transferred to 4th Bn, NZ rifle Brigade, 8 June 1916.Performed duties of Adjutant, 18 October-20 November 1916.
    Appointed Quartermaser, 3rd Bn, 7 January 1917.
    Promoted Lieutenant, 15 January 1917.
    Appointed 2nd in command, B Company, 29 June 1917.
    Relinquished position of Quartermaster, 3rd Bn, whilst employed as 2nd in command of a Company, 29 July 1917.
    To be Temporary Captain, 29 July 1917.
    Killed in action, 16 September 1917.

    Parents: Mary and the late James Napier, Glenroy, Hororata

    Archives file incomplete: no Form B103 or Attestation Form. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    The Huts Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VI. A. 19. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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