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Percy Joshua McClatchie

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Photo of Percy McClatchie in uniform. - No known copyright restrictions

Photo of Percy McClatchie in uniform. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Joshua AWMM
  • Surname
    McClatchie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/366 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 September 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 20 August 1914 AWMM Saint Elmo, Worcester Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Thomas McClatchie (father), Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single 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 7/366 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 20 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Sheep Dealer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      135 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Illness (diarrhoea): Admitted to No. 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, on 7 August 1915. Discharged on 19 August 1915. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded (gunshot wound to thigh): Dardanelles, on 21 August 1915. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to 16 Casualty Clearing Station, and then transferred to Mudros on 22 August 1915. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to St Lomas Hospital, South England, on 9 September 1915. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to No. 31 General Hospital at Port Said on 4 March 1917 (no details). AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Transferred to Hospital Train on 31 March 1917. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to 27 General Hospital at Abbassia on 18 March 1917 (no details). AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Transferred to Aotea Convalescent Hospital, Heliopolis, on 30 March 1917. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Illness (sea sickness): Admitted to hospital on 20 July 1919. Discharged on 27 July 1919. AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      135 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Percy McClutchie married Gladys Eileen Parkes in 1927. At the time of his death he was living at 17 Mont le Grand Road, Mt Eden.

    The following is a chronology of Second Lieutenant McClatchie's war service compiled from his service record:

    Attested at Addington on 20 August 1914.

    Marched into Addington Camp on 20 August 1914.

    Attached to Canterbury Mounted Rifles.

    Embarked from New Zealand on 16 October 1914.

    Disembarked at Suez, Egypt, on 3 December 1914.

    Embarked from Egypt [no date].

    Disembarked at Dardanelles on 9 May 1915.

    Illness (diarrhoea): Admitted to No. 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, on 7 August 1915. Discharged on 19 August 1915.

    Wounded (gunshot wound to thigh): Dardanelles, on 21 August 1915.

    Admitted to 16 Casualty Clearing Station, and then transferred to Mudros on 22 August 1915.

    Admitted to St Lomas Hospital, South England, on 9 September 1915.

    Marched out to furlough on 4 January 1916.

    Taken on strength (B Class), NZ Base Depot at Grey Towers on 20 January 1916.

    Embarked to rejoin unit in Egypt on 1 March 1916.

    Marched in and taken on strength of 1st Squadron, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, Hagley Camp, on 18 March 1916.

    Appointed Lance Corporal on 4 August 1916.

    Appointed to Mail Duties on 12 February 1917.

    On Details to Ordnance on 21 February 1917.

    Rejoined Unit on 2 March 1917.

    Admitted to No. 31 General Hospital at Port Said on 4 March 1917 (no details).

    Transferred to Hospital Train on 31 March 1917.

    Admitted to 27 General Hospital at Abbassia on 18 March 1917 (no details).

    Transferred to Aotea Convalescent Hospital, Heliopolis, on 30 March 1917.

    Marched out to Training Regiment on 6 April 1917.

    Transferred to Brigade on 23 April 1917.

    Marched in from Training Regiment on 27 April 1917.

    Appointed Temporary Corporal on 19 March 1917.

    Marched out to Rest Camp at Port Said on 12 October 1917.

    Marched in to rejoin Unit on 22 October 1917.

    Appointed Temporary Lance Sergeant on 5 November 1917.

    Awarded the Military Medal "for Acts of Gallantry in the Field" on 9 December 1917.

    Marched out to School of Instruction on 14 December 1917.

    Confirmed as Corporal and retains the rank of Temporary Lance Sergeant on 20 December 1917.

    Marched in the rejoin Unit from School of Instruction on 14 January 1918.

    Relinquishes to the rank of Acting Lance Sergeant on 17 January 1918.

    Relinquishes to the rank of Corporal on 10 February 1918.

    Appointed Acting Lance Sergeant on 17 March 1918.

    Appointed Temporary Sergeant on 30 March 1918.

    Confirmed in the rank of Sergeant on 24 June 1918.

    Marched out to School of Instruction (Cadets Course at Zeitoun) on 24 June 1918.

    Promoted to Second Lieutenant while in Egypt on 26 December 1918.

    Marched in to Training Regiment (Ismailia) from School of Instruction on 8 January 1919.

    Transferred to New Zealand Mounted Rifle Brigade on 18 January 1919.

    Attached to Wellington Mounted Rifles on 19 January 1919.

    Marched out to Canterbury Mounted Rifles on 20 January 1919.

    Detached to Ambulance Rest Camp at Port Said on 21 February 1919.

    Rejoined Unit on 2 March 1919.

    Transferred to 10th Squadron on 11 March 1919.

    Posted to Training Regiment on 5 June 1919.

    Embarked for New Zealand aboard the SS Ulimaroa from Suez, Egypt, on 30 June 1919.

    Admitted to hospital with sea sickness on 20 July 1919. Discharged on 27 July 1919.

    Disembarked in New Zealand (no date).

    Discharged on 21 October 1919.

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board SS 'Ulimaroa', 30 June 1919; discharged, 21 October 1919.
    Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Aug 1973 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block B, Row 2, Plot 26. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Was a wonderful grandfather to 12 grandchildren. Still remembered.
    Public - Jennifer - Other Relative - 15 June 2015

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
      Page No: 436 AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
      McDonald, H. (2001). p. 188. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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