Maurice John AWMM
Also known as
- 10 November 1876 AWMM Hyde, Otago AWMM
- 6 March 1876 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Hyde, Otago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Rewa, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs J.V. Lawes (sister), care of Postmaster, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
164 lb AWMM
Proceeded from Egypt to France, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 18 May 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, Caestre, 22 May 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 2 June 1916.
Transferred to England, 2 July 1916, and admitted same day to 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea; transferred to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 17 July 1916; to New Zealand Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch, 20 July 1916; to New Zealand Command Depot, Codford, 4 September 1916. Marched into Sling Camp, 6 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1916; rejoined Bn, 7 January 1917.
Found guilty, 14 August 1917, of at Dunkirk being drunk and being in town without a pass: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 12 May 1918 (pleurisy); discharged to Convalescent Depot, 26 May 1918; to NZ Base Depot, 29 May 1918; rejoined Bn, 6 June 1918.
Attached to New Zealand Base Depot, 1 December 1918; marched out to New Zealand Command Depot, Codford, 21 December 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Hororata', 1 February 1919; discharged 14 April 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 362 days (of which 3 years 214 days were abroad) AWMM
15 June 1927 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: 141 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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