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David Lunam Whitehead

 Portrait of Corporal D.L. Whitehead (6016) in the Otago Witness: 23 April 1902, Page 40. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Lunam AWMM
  • Surname
    Whitehead AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6016 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Jan 1880 Public Source DunedinOtago Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 92 Stewart Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Robertson, 92 Stewart Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 27 January 1902 Military Personnel File
    Age 22 AWMM
    Engineer/Military Military Personnel File
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    South Africa Vessel was Cornwall AWMM Trooper Military Personnel File

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
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Accidental death on active service AWMM
    • Height, South Africa AWMM
      5ft 6inches AWMM
    • Medical, South Africa AWMM
      Blue Eyes, Dark Complexion, Dark Hair AWMM
    • Weight, South Africa AWMM
      10st 6ibs AWMM
    • Medical, South Africa AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died from injuries received in a railway accident. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    18 April 1902 Public Source
    MachavieSouth Africa Public Source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM

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