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Richard Davis

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Headstone for Trooper Richard Davis s/n 8949 South African War.Image provided by Sarndra Lees, June 22, 2014. Image has All Rights Reserved.

Headstone for Trooper Richard Davis s/n 8949 South African War.Image provided by Sarndra Lees, June …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8949 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 September 1877 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Christchurch City Council online cemeteries database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=112515
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Jockey/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    WaitotaraSouth Taranaki Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named John William Davis. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 July 1946 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 69 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 July 1946 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone
  • Age at death
    69 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Headstone
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bromley Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bromley Cemetery, corner of Keighleys and Linwood Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Block 4G RSA Plot 11 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 2 August 2015 - Christchurch City Council online cemeteries database; http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=112515
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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