Also known as
WWI 23/93 AWMM
23 November 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 21 Torridge Street, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
S. Carlyon (father), Oamaru South, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 1.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
160 lb AWMM
John Carlyon was the son of Mr. W. S. Carlyon, of Duntroon, South Oamaru, New Zealand.
Disembarked Suez, 15 November 1915, and appointed Cook.
Embarked for Matruh, 20 December 1915, and relinquished appointment as Cook.
Admitted to Notts & Derby Mounted Field Ambulance, 28 December 1915 (dysentery); transferred to Hospital Ship, 31 December 1915, and admitted to No 15 General Hospital, Alexandria; transferred to Aotea Convalescent Home, Montazah, 19 February 1916; discharged to duty, 22 February 1916; rejoined Bn, Moascar, 8 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria for France, 6 April 1916.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 1 August 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 14 August 1917 (details illegible on Form B103).
Appointed Lance Corporal, 12 October 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 December 1917 (gun shot wound, left knee, fractured femur), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same to No 3 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 8 December 1917; listed as dangerously ill, 10 December 1917.
Died of wounds, 10.40 pm, 10 December 1917.
Father: Mr W.S. Carlyon, Duntroon, South Oamaru AWMM
10 December 1917 AWMM
Age 26 AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM VIII. A. 23. AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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