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Percy Drinkwater

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 16), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 16), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy AWMM
  • Surname
    Drinkwater AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1646 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 July 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    18th July 1897 Public - Eric John - Other relative - 7 November 2018 - Family knowledge
  • Place of birth
    Dannevirke, New Zealand Public - Eric John - Other relative - 7 November 2018 - Family Knowledge
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Drinkwater (mother), Queen Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1646 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 Labourer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Grandad, you were the best. I have such wonderful memories of down at Foxton Beach with both you and Nana. Loved staying there and getting spoilt rotten.
    Public - Pamela - Direct descendant - 1 April 2017
  • I have happy memories of you Pop. The twinkle in the eyes and the sense of fun. Glad you were my Grandfather.
    Public - Cheryl - Direct descendant - 9 November 2015
  • I remember when i use to go to nana larsons and stay when i was a small child and you and grandma lived with her you both spoilt me and i loved listerning to your storys about nana and my mum....always in my heart and never you grandad xxx
    Public - Julie ann - Other Relative - 13 April 2015
  • My loved and greatly missed grandfather.
    Public - John - Other Relative - 12 April 2015
  • This is in fact the file for Percy Drinkwater and I have emailed Auckland Museum asking them to correct it. I am posting this note so there is something here until that process is completed.
    Public - Michelle - Other Relative - 12 April 2015



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Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 November 2018Eric JohnNSW, AustraliaOther relative
01 April 2017PamelaChatham IslandsDirect descendant
09 November 2015Cheryl AustraliaDirect descendant
13 April 2015Julie annPalmerston NorthOther Relative
12 April 2015JohnMelbourne, AustraliaOther Relative

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