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Douglas Keith Craig

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 158 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 158 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/107 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 November 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WhangareiNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 19 Russell Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss O'Neill (aunt), Russell Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/107 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Rifleman 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, WWI AWMM
      6' 2" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      192 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • War service: Egypt, Western Front
      Disembarked Egypt, 6 October 1915.
      Embarked for Marsa Matruh, 20 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 17 February 1916.
      Sent to hospital, 10 March 1916 (cold and headache); discharged to duty from NZ Auxiliary Hospital, 19 March 1916.
      Embarked Alexandria for France, 6 April 1916.
      Reported missing, believed wounded, 15 September 1916.
      Admitted to No 4 Convalescent Depot, 18 September 1916 (gun shot wound, head); transferred to England, 23 September 1916, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 24 September 1916; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 16 September 1916; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 12 December 1916.
      Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, 23 January 1917; discharged to NZ Command Depot, 15 February 1917.
      Posted to No 5 (NZ) Light Railway Operating Section, 20 February 1917.
      Proceeded overseas to France; disembarked Boulogne, 24 February 1917.
      Admitted to 28th Field Ambulance, 25 September 1917 (injury to left elbow: slipped in a wet paddock and struck elbow on a stone; in performance of his military duties: soldier not to blame), and transferred same day to 46th Casualty Clearing Station, and thence to Ambulance Train No 9; admitted to No 3 General Hospital, 25 September 1917, and transferred same day to England, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames; transferred to Manor War Hospital, Epsom, 16 October 1917; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 25 October 1917; discharged to Reserve Depot, Boscombe, 26 April 1918.
      Proceeded overseas to France; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 28 April 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 2 May 1918.
      Admitted to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 23 October 1918 (myalgia); transferred to Ambulance Train No 6, 23 October 1918, and admitted same day to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne; transferred to No 7 Convalescent Depot, 27 October 1918; to No 5 Rest Camp, 29 October 1918; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 1 November 1918.
      Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton on board 'Willochra', 8 March 1919; discharged, 13 May 1919
      Total war service: 3 years 351 days (of which 3 years 189 days were abroad) AWMM
    • Doug's actual name was Douglas Keith Cowan. He was knocked back when he tried to enlist because of a "weak heart" so enlisted as Craig. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 June 2017 - Cowan family stories
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      Page No: 158 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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