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Raymond Dunckley

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Dunckley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3002 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 March 1887 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Main Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Dunckley (mother), Main Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3002 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 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mrs. Dunckley, of Blenheim AWMM
    • Ray Dunckley worked for Billy Carr, who had a hardware store and building firm in Blenheim. Four of Carr's workers enlisted together - Ray, brothers John and Martin Burton, and my grandfather, Edgar Norgrove. Ray and my grandfather also worked together as members of the Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade. Public - Helen - Other Relative - 11 April 2015 - Family oral history.
      Staff. (10 July 1915), "Sweet Sorrow" - Volunteers Farewelled. Marlborough Express, p.8.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. D. 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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  • Raymond is my grandfather's brother on my mother's side of the family. We remember you on this Anzac Day.
    Public - Michelle Bernadette - Other relative - 24 April 2016
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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: 203 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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24 April 2016Michelle BernadetteNelson NZOther relative

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