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John Elliott Cuthill

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 170 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 170 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Elliott AWMM
  • Surname
    Cuthill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1724 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 August 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ScotlandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mosgiel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R. Cuthill (father), Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1724 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4 January 1917. - 'Lieut. Cuthill, Lewis Machine Gun Officer, 2nd Otago Battalion, was present during the advance of the Switch Trench, on the morning of the 15th September. He had carefully studied the ground previously and had instrcted his N.C.O.s as to positions for siting the guns. He was on the left flank, which was open to the enemy, and was wounded at the Crest Trench. This officer has done continual good work since landing in France, and has displayed conspicuous gallantry on several occasions during heavy enemy fire at Armentieres.' AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wounded in action, Gallipoli [date not recorded: no Form B103 on file]; evacuated to Alexandria; returned to Gallipoli, 4 October 1915.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), France [date not recorded on file]; invalided to England, 3 October 1917
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board HS 'Marama', 14 July 1917 (unfit for duty for 6 months); discharged, 10 November 1917.
    War service: 2 years 235 days (of which 2 years 128 days were abroad) AWMM
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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



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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 170 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM


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