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Donald Johnstone McGavin

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Portrait of Colonel Donald Johnstone McGavin. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 117461

Portrait of Colonel Donald Johnstone McGavin. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacr …

Tuakiri

  • Taitara
    CMG Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Ngā ingoa tuatahi
    Donald Johnstone AWMM
  • Ingoa whānau
    McGavin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Ingoa kārangaranga
  • Nama hōia
    WWI 3/604 AWMM
  • Ira tangata
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Pono
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - Military Record

Tauoranga kirirarau

Te whānautanga

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  • Whānautanga mai
    19 Hereturikōkā 1876 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Rā i whānau mai ai
  • Wāhi Whānau
  • Tuhinga mō te whānautanga
    son of John & Jessie McGavin of Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald report 3 Nov 1915 page 3 - refer document Torpedoed Transport
  • Wāhi noho i mua i te whakaurunga
    WW1 Pre 19 Paengawhāwhā 1915 AWMM Upper Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi whai muri i te pakanga
  • Uri kiritahi i te wā o te ekenga waka
    WW1 Mrs Mary McGavin (wife), 200 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Mēnā he hoa rangatira tōna
    • Pre 21 Haratua 1915 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    • 27 August 1903 married Mary Allan Chapple in Wellington
      father of 1 son - Donald Burns McGavin Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3m8/mcgavin-donald-johnstone & BMD NZ Records

Ope taua

Ngā pakanga me ngā whawhai

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Ngā tohu taumata rau ope taua

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Te Whakangungu me te Urunga atu

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  • Whakangungu ope taua
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Te urunga
    WW1 19 Paengawhāwhā 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Medical practitioner AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Mahi i mua i te ekenga waka
  • Pakeke i te whakaurunga

Te maha o ngā ekenga waka

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Mauhere o te pakanga

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  • Kia mau ki ngā taipitopito
  • Ngā rā i mauherehia ai
  • Rā i puta ai
  • Te rā i whakahokia atu ngā hōia i mauherehia ai
  • Ngā kōrero mō te puta i te mauhere pakanga
  • Nama motuhake mō te mauhere pakanga

Whakapapa hauora

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  • Tuhinga hauora

Te tūnga whakamutunga e mōhiotia ana

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Kōrero taurongo

Kōrero taurongo

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  • Donald McGavin was the son of John McGavin and Jessie Burns

    Qualified as LCRP in 1899, MB in 1900, and MD in 1901

    Served as a civilian surgeon during Anglo-Boer War in South Africa before joining the RAMC in Natal

    McGavin married Mary Allan Chapple on 27 August 1903 and had one son

    Commanding Officer (CO) of No. 1 NZ Stationary Hospital from 19 April 1915

    Assistant Director of Medical Services (ADMS) for NZ Division, October 1916

    Promoted to Colonel on 29 June 1917

    Appointed Temporary Director of Medical Services (DMS) for NZEF in the UK

    Promoted to Brigadier and served as Director General of Medical Services (DGMS), 1919-23

    Appointed Honorary Surgeon to the Governor-General, 1920-24

    Promoted to Major General in 1923

    Put on Reserve of Officers list in 1924

    Served as Medical advisor to Manpower Board, 1939-45

    Ship name "Marama" from The Evening Post, May 23, 1915 listing the nurses and officers on the passenger list. Transfer to Moldavia. AWMM
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Matenga

  • Matenga
    8 Haratua 1960 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Rā i mate ai
  • Pakeke i te matenga
  • Wāhi Mate
  • Te momo matenga
  • Tuhipoka mō te matenga
  • Urupā
  • Ingoa o te urupā
    Crematorium in Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Tohutoro kōhatu urupā
    Record No. 19353 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 16 January 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Pānui Matenga
  • Ingoa maumaharatanga
  • Tohutoro maumaharatanga

Ngā maumaharatanga

Maumaharatanga

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  • Ingoa maumaharatanga

Rārangi Ingoa Whai Hōnore

Maumahara Donald Johnstone McGavin mā te whakatakoto i te papi

Waiho atu he tuhinga

Waiho atu he poroporoaki, he maumaharatanga ki a Donald Johnstone McGavin

Waiho atu he tuhinga

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Ngā mātāwai

Ngā mātāwai

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  • Hononga ki waho
  • Ngā tuhinga
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 447 AWMM
    • British Medical Journal AWMM
      21 May 1960, p1576 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      9 May 1960, p12 AWMM
    • New Zealand Medical Journal AWMM
      v59 n335 (July 1960), pp348-349 AWMM
    • Unknown photographer. (1914 - 1918) [Battles at Ypres and Messines]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-ALB-195. 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
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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