Also known as
WWI 6/1603 AWMM
29 May 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Rangiora, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
M. Leahy (father), Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 9.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
154 lb AWMM
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England
Joined Bn, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
Admitted to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 12 July 1915 (diarrhoea); transferred to 15th Stationary Hospital, 23 July 1915; to Hospital, Malta, 31 July 1915 (enteric); to All Saints' Hospital, Malta, 11 August 1915; to 5th Northern General Hospital, Leicester, 24 September 1915; to NZ Base Depot, Grey Towers, 13 January 1916.
Taken on strength, 2nd Brigade Training Bn, Sling Camp, 24 August 1915.
Appointed Temporary Sergeant, 1 February 1917; Temporary Company Sergeant Major, 30 March 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 30 March 1917.
Granted temporary rank of WO Class II, and temporarily appointed Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant, 1 January 1918.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Tidworth, 28 March 1918 (to see aural specialist); discharged from hospital, 1 April 1918.
Posted to 5th Officer Cadet Bn, Cambridge, 7 June 1918.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 12 December 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Tilbury on board SS 'Arawa', 1 April 1919; discharged, 12 June 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 176 days (of which 4 years 90 days were abroad) AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 409 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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