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Douglas James F. Annan

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas James F. AWMM
  • Surname
    Annan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14/2 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. Annan, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14/2 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      157 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sick to hospital, Gallipoli, 27 July 1915; transferred to Fleet Sweeper, 1 August 1915, and admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 5 August 1915.
    Promoted Staff Sergeant, 1 August 1915.
    Transferred from Malta to England, 6 September 1915, and admitted to Lewisham Military Hospital.
    Appointed Temporary Company Quartermaster Sergeant whilst employed at NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 13 January 1916.
    Attached to NZ Base, Grey Towers, 11 February 1916.
    Having completed bacteriological test is transferred to unit for duty, 5 July 1916; attached to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 6 July 1916.
    Appointed Temporary CQMS, Codford, 8 July 1916.; relinquished appointment same day.
    Appointed Temporary Battalion Quartermaster Sergeant (date not recorded); relinquished appointment, 31 July 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 2 December 1916; rejoined No 1 Company from Base, 28 December 1916, and attached to Headquarters Company as Loader.
    Temporarily detached to No 2 Company (Supply), 7 February 1917; transferred to No 3 Company, 7 February 1917; to Headquarters, NZ Divisional Train, 7 March 1917; to No 3 Company, 29 March 1917; to Divisional Fuel Depot, 30 March 1917.
    Appointed Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant (Warrant Officer Class II), 19 May 1917, and transferred to Field Butchery.
    Taken on strength, 1st NZ Field Butchery, 28 January 1918.
    Detached to England for return to New Zealand, 21 May 1918; reported at Discharge Depot, Torquay, 25 April 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board SS 'Mokoia', 30 May 1918; discharged, 13 December 1918.
    Total war service: 3 years 364 days (of which 3 years 272 days were abroad). AWMM
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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



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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
      Vol1: 17 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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