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Laurence Montgomery Davis

  • Service number
    829 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Richard Lawrence Montgomery DAVIS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - BMD NZ (birth) Records
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles, 3rd Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
    Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Laurence Montgomery AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Richard Lawrence Montgomery DAVIS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - BMD NZ (birth) Records
  • Service number
    829 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1873 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Place of birth
    • Auckland NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
    • Russell, Northland, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Richard Coleman & Mary Davis Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Mangakuru, HB, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Post war occupation
    Living at Waipiro Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G C Williams of Mangakuru, HB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    single
    1919 married Katherine Helen SMITH Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Cape Colony & Orange Free State Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles, 3rd Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    829 AWMM
  • Military service
    1900-1901 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Tpr>Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Station hand for G Coldham Williams at Mangakuru, Waipari, HB, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    26yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - 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
    Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    20 October 1945 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    72yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block 18; Plot 13; Warrant 5641 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 17 January 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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