Edward John AWMM
Also known as
WWI 12/985 AWMM
25 November 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Ngaruawahia
, Waikato Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 54 Vincent Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs D. Reid (sister), Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
140 lb AWMM
Disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
Underwent tonsillectomy, 3 February 1915.
Joined unit at Gallipoli, 8 May 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Malta, 10 August 1915. Transferred to England; discharged from hospital, 16 October 1915; arrived at NZ Depot, Weymouth, 8 November 1915.
Proceeded overseas to France from Sling Camp, 20 August 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, 31 August 1916.
Found guilty, 13 October 1917, of paying a visit to Poperinghe without a pass, and on a visit to Poperinghe being improperly dressed (no proper belt): awarded 7 day' Field Punishment No 2.
Found guilty, 11 June 1918, of drunkenness: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2 and fined 5/-.
Found guilty, 28 June 1918, of absent from billets after 9.30 pm: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Found guilty, Codford, 20 January 1919, of while on Active Service being absent without leave from 2345, 20 January, to 2000, 25 January 1919: awarded forfeiture of 10 days' pay.
Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Ajana', 7 February 1919; discharged, 23 April 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 428 days (of which 4 years 162 days were abroad) 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: 116 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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