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Peter Calder Durward

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 205 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 205 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Calder AWMM
  • Surname
    Durward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1834 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 December 1894 AWMM StirlingshireScotland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 April 1915 AWMM C/o Manse, Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend Peter Calder Durward (father), Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1834 AWMM
  • Military service
    4th Regiment, Dunedin AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 April 1915 AWMM Farmer/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      August 1915, sent from Mudros to 1st Southern Hospital, Birmingham AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Service began 16 April 1915

    August 1915 attached NZ Field Artillery, ANZAC

    Embarked for England from Mudros 24 August 1915

    Admitted to hospital September 1915, attached to strength January 1916 and posted to 11 Battery, Moascar 1 March 1916

    Embarked for France from Alexandria 7 April 1916 with 13 Battery

    Awarded the Military medal for Acts of Gallantry in the field 18 October 1916

    Promoted 30 June 1917

    Detached for leave in UK 23 July 1917

    Serving in France October, November 1917

    Detached to England 22 November 1917 until April 1918

    Left for France 10 April 1918, marched into Camp at Etaples

    promoted Corporal August 1918

    Wounded in action 12 October 1918

    Admitted Casualty Clearing Station with gunshot wounds to the abdomen

    he died of wounds 9 October 1918 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1918 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. A. 38 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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