Edwin Keith AWMM
Also known as
WWI 4/1922 AWMM
26 March 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Next of kin on embarkation
E.G. Burns (friend), care of Eden and Co., Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 7.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
150 lb AWMM
Disembarked Suez, 10 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria, 29 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 June 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp, 10 june 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 September 1916; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 17 September 1916.
Detached to hospital, 11 October 1916; attached to Base Depot from hospital, 15 October 1916.
Marched out to Segregation Camp, 13 January 1917; attached to Base Depot from Segregation, 17 February 1917.
Detached to Royal Engineers Signal Depot, Abbeville, 24 February 1917.
Transferred to No 1 Field Company, NZ Engineers, in the field, 12 May 1917.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 1 July 1917 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 2 July 1917; to Ambulance Train No 22, 7 July 1917, and admitted to No 32 Stationary Hospital, 8 July 1917. Transferred to No 12 Convalescent Depot, 18 January 1918 (trench fever); discharged to No 5 Rest Camp, 25 March 1918.
Admitted to 46th Stationary Hospital, 4 May 1918 (mumps); discharged to Base Depot, 30 May 1918.
Classified unfit by Medical Board, 23 November 1918; Medical Board noted: 'Was blown up Jan. 1918 on 2 occasion and he has been very nervous ever since, sent down line with trench fever soon afterwards and in hosp. and con. Camp for 6 weeks. Has been employed in this depot [NZ Base Depot, Etaples] since. Was in 46 Stat. Hosp. during big air raid suffering from mumps and neurasthenia and was considerably agitated by the raid.'
Marched in to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 24 November 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Oxfordshire', 19 December 1918; discharged (no longer physically fir for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service: neurasthenia), 2 March 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 104 days (of which 2 years 36 days were abroad).
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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