Also known as
- WWI 9/1163 AWMM
- WWI 9/1168 AWMM
3 July 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Cromwell
, Otago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Tarras, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs C. Foster (mother), Lowburn Ferry, Cromwell, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
Died of disease AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 9" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
164 lb AWMM
Son of Christina and the late Edward Foster, of Lowburn Ferry, Otago
One of three brothers who died in service during the Great War
Serial Number appears as 9/1163 in Nominal Rolls, as 9/1168 in Archives New Zealand
Posted to Otago Mounted Rifles Regiment, Mudros, 3 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 25 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 4th Brigade Ammunition Column, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1916.
Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 6 December 1916, and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 8 December 1916 (lobar pneumonia).
Died of disease, 16 December 1916 (broncho-pneumonia).
Parents: Christina and the late Edward Foster, Lowburn Ferry, Otago AWMM
16 December 1916 AWMM
Age 30 AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France AWMM VIII. C. 195. AWMM
Roll of Honour
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In loving memory of my grandmothers eldest brother.
He was one of 3 brothers killed in WW1.
I have in my procession his pay book, postcards sent from the front and photos.
We will never forget.
Public - Anna - Other Relative - 20 April 2015
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 241 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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