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Thomas Alan Davidson

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Alan AWMM
  • Surname
    Davidson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1124 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 9 October 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 9 October 1887 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 October 1887 Public - Victoria - Researcher - 10 April 2015 - Military Personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Victoria - Researcher - 10 April 2015 - Military Personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Davidson (mother), 68 Harbour Terrace, Dunedin, 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1124 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 Unknown 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      161 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 12 April 1915.
    Promoted 2nd Lieutenant, 29 May 1915.
    Transferred to WWC Company, 6 June 1915.
    Reported missing in action; Board of Enquiry, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, subsequently confirmed killed in action, 8 August 1915.

    Parents: David and Elizabeth Davidson, 116 Harbour Terrace, Dunedin. Formerly on permanent staff of New Zealand Military Forces AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
01 May 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
10 April 2015VictoriaAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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