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Gordon Mawley Dodgshun

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  • Service number
    WWI 50617 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Dental Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 88), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 88), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Captain Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Gordon Mawley AWMM
  • Surname
    Dodgshun AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 50617 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 November 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    13 November 1884 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Joseph Sydney Dodgshun & Maud nee' Chilman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Dentist Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.M. Dodgshun (wife), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1912 married Freda Lilian DAVIES
    Father with one child Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Dental Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 50617 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Dentist/Civilian AWMM
    • 25 May 1917 at Featherston Military Camp Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    32yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Captain Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sydney's son, Gordon Mawley Dodgshun b 13.11.1884 at Gisborne, N.Z. and d. 14.02.1970, married Freda Lilian DAVIES, descendant of Henry Williams (Sydney's grand uncle)
    Gordon was a dentist in Gisborne. He was a very good golfer (runner-up at the New Zealand amateur golf championships in 1912, winner of the Hawkes Bay amateur golf championship in 1926 and eight times winner of the Poverty Bay golf club championship). He was a prominent rower and a champion swimmer and high diver. He served in the NZ Dental Corps in WW1 in New Zealand and in England. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Research
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Death

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  • Death
    1 May 1970 Public Source
  • Date of death
    May 1970 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    85yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block Sec2; Plot 622; Warrant # 12588 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 October 2015 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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22 October 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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