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26 August 1879 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
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Next of kin on embarkation
Walter Ford (brother), Waihao Forks, South Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
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- Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
Carcinoma of the liver AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 7.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
160 lb AWMM
Thomas Ford was the son of the late Walter Ford, of Milton, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Embarkd Wellington, 1 April 1916; disembarked Suez, 2 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria for England, 29 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 June 1916, and marched into Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 September 1916; joined NZ Divisional Train, in the field, and posted to No 1 Company, 16 November 1916.
Transferred to No 2 Company, 1 December 1916.
On leave to England, 21 September 1916; rejoined No 1 Company from leave, 7 October 1917.
Transferred to No 1 NZ Field Bakery, in the field, 7 December 1917.
Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 1 March 1918 (jaundice, malaria); placed on dangerously ill list, 3 March 1918.
Died from sickness, 2.30 pm. 15 March 1918 (carcinoma of liver).
Father: the late Walter Ford, Milton, Dunedin AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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