condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Douglas Robert Avery

Headstone of Dvr Douglas Robert Avery 89264. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block 17SC, Plot 5. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Dvr Douglas Robert Avery 89264. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Avery AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    089264 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 37 Josephine Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Avery (father), 37 Josephine Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    089264 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Cover maker/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Second embarkation AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    12 June 1987 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 66 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 17SC, Plot 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Douglas Robert Avery by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Douglas Robert Avery

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.9 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.