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Douglas Pilcher

  • Service number
    WWI 13/2473 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Douglas Frederick Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 583 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 583 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Pilcher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Douglas Frederick Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2473 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 August 1896 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Hawkes Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Frederick & Annie PILCHER of Clive, HB Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 August 1915 AWMM Mangateretere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Driver Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Pilcher (mother), Clive, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1921 Douglas PILCHER married Alice Gertrude DENNISON Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - Family Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2473 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • 1918 - Word has been received by Mrs Frederick Pilcher, Hastings, that her son. Trooper Douglas Pilcher, who left New Zealand with the 7th Reinforcements, had been awarded tlie Military Medal for gallantry in the field during the recent engagements in Egypt Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2022 - HAWKE'S BAY TRIBUNE, VOLUME VIII, ISSUE 49, 9 FEBRUARY 1918, PAGE 4

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Put his age up to be eligible for enlistment.

    Joined Home Guard about 1940, in camp at Dannevirk but had to return to essentional occupation at Utiku Dairy factory.

    Worked to build up Taihape RSA - office holder and helped raise funds for the comforts of the boys overseas. AWMM

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 583 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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02 September 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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