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Richard George Davis

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 31), Page: 23 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard George AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick Davis AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12990 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1890 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Davis (mother), Houhoura, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12990 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Sarah Davis, of 56 Anglesea Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, and the late Richard Alfred Davis. Native of Kamo.

    Note: Rifleman Davis was part of the 3rd Reinforcements to 4 Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade.

    Died between between 03/10/1917 and 04/10/1917 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Oct 1917 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    “DAVIS. – On October 3, 1917, killed in action in France, Private R. G. (Dick) Davis, of Twelfth Reinforcements, dearly-beloved eldest son of Sarah and the late Richard Davis, of Kingsland Avenue, late of Waihope.” (Auckland Weekly News, 29 November 1917, p. 30) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 23 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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