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Malcolm Keith Draffin

Malcolm Keith Draffin in uniform. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2005-1-1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Malcolm Keith Draffin in uniform. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-2005-1-1. Imag …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Malcolm Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Draffin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/608 AWMM
    • WWII 6548 AWMM
    • WWII 1/26/6 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM King Edward Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.H. Draffin, King Edward Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded at Passchendaele on 16 October 1917 and transferred to hospital in England. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Keith Draffin was one of the architects of the Auckland War Memorial Museum building. The firm of Grierson, Aimer and Draffin won the contest for the design of new building in 1922. It was considered the best of 74 entries. Three of the architects were veterans of the First World War. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • 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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