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Oscar William Davis

Group, WW1, three soldiers, Oscar William Davis (9/1666) centre, studio portrait, postcard stamped, divided, not posted (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oscar William AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Oscar Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/1666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 July 1876 AWMM MahenoOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 August 1915 AWMM Queen's Flat, Ngapara, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Oscar Davis (father), Maheno, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot .5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark grey AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      152 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark brown, bald AWMM
    • Chest, Unknown Period AWMM
      36 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      France, September 1916, mule fell on leg AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Trench fever 17 July 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Fanny Davis and Oscar Davis AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    13 August 1955 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oamaru (Old) Cemetery, Perth Street -Test Street - Greta Street, Oamaru, Waitaki District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Lawn Block 2 Plot 1 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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