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John Douds

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News, 22 July 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Douds AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Donds AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1193 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 May 1874 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1914 AWMM Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Douds (father), 79 Hills Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/1193 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Sep 1914 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    Auctioneer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark and grey AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Teeth, false top set, lower molars lost AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Varicocele not sufficient to cause trouble AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Margaret Douds; husband of Madeline Annie (nee Murfitt) Douds.

    Embarked for the Dardanelles 12 April 1915, reported missing from 25 April 1915.

    Name spelled as Donds in the Auckland Weekly News. Name registered as John on the Marriage Register, 1902. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1915 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, NZ Public - Alexandra - Researcher - 20 February 2015 - Grave plot and headstone
  • Memorial reference
    Block 36, Plot 13 Public - Alexandra - Researcher - 20 February 2015 - Graveplot and headstone

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) 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. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 194 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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