Also known as
WWI 7/433 AWMM
18 December 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Gimmerburn
, Otago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs M. Devon, Gimmerburn, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
151 lb AWMM
David Devon was the son of Hugh and Margaret Devon; husband of Margaret Devon, of Gimmerburn, New Zealand.
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Promoted Temporary Corporal, Zeitoun, 4 November 1915. Confirmed as Shoeing Smith Corporal, Kantara, 4 November 1915.
Proceeded to Canal Zone, 23 January 1916.
Admitted to NZ Mounted Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 27 March 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 31 March 1916; rejoined unit, Salkia, 2 April 1916.
Promoted Temporary Farrier Sergeant, 13 June 1916; relinquished Temporary Appointment, 24 July 1916.
Appointed Temporary Farrier Sergeant, 15 August 1916; relinquished Temporary Appointment, 28 November 1916.
Appointed Temporary Farrier Sergeant, 13 February 1917; relinquished Temporary Appointment, 30 April 1917.
Appointed Temporary Farrier Sergeant, 20 June 1917; appointment confirmed, 20 June 1917.
Wounded in action, remaining at duty, 4 November 1917.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 25 November 1917 (gun shot wound left buttock), and admitted to NZ Mounted Field Ambulance.
Died of wounds, 27 November 1917. Buried in Convent Garden, Ramleh Monastery.
Hugh and Margaret Devon; Wife: Margaret Devon, Gimmerburn AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 186 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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