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David Hunter Palmer

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Portrait of Private David Hunter Palmer of Auckland. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19170222-45-13. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private David Hunter Palmer of Auckland. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Her …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Hunter AWMM
  • Surname
    Palmer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dave AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/593 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1893 AWMM WaipukurauHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 C/o E.C. Beale, Waimauku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 D. Palmer, Mangatawhiri, Pokeno, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/593 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of David and Annie Palmer (née McMurtie). They were living at Pt Chevalier Road, Auckland, at the time of their son's death.

    Brother of Trooper James Palmer 13/421, First World War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 May 1920 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 2, Block W, Plot 90A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 561 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
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