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WWI 26562 AWMM
28 April 1881 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Mrs E. Clayton (mother), 11 Tutanekai Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 10" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
177 lb AWMM
Some H Company sailed on the Devon
Embarked Wellington, 23 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 18 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 January 1917; joined 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, and posted to D Company, in the field, 8 February 1917.
Found guilty, 28 March 1917, of failing to appear to place of parade: forfeited 3 days' pay.
Found guilty, 1 May 1917, of neglecting to parade when warned: forfeited 15 days' pay.
Detached to No 2 Company, NZ Engineers, 23 July 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 6 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 8 August 1917 (shell wound: mustard gas), and admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 9 August 1917; discharged to NZ Divisional Rest Camp, 17 August 1917; rejoined unit, 19 August 1917.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 14 October 1917 (debility); transferred same day to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th Canadian General Hospital, 16 October 1917; to No 3 Convalescent Depot, 28 October 1917; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 4 November 1917.
Classified Class 'C' by NZEF Travelling Medical Board, 6 December 1917.
Detached to United Kingdom, 15 December 1917; marched in to Camp Sling, 28 January 1918; marched out to Torquay Demobilisation Depot, 28 January 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Tahiti', 1 February 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 13 April 1918.
Total war service: 1 year 318 days (of which 1 year 173 days were abroad) AWMM
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