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Frederick Widdowson Doidge

1/4 portrait of Sergeant Major Frederick Widdowson Doidge, Reg No 20913, of the Auckland Infantry Battalion, - A Company. 18th Reinforcements. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-D1947. No known copyright.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Widdowson AWMM
  • Surname
    Doidge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20913 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 February 1884 AWMM Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs F.W. Doidge (wife), care of Captain Clark, Captain Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1 March 1909 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    Lyle Eirene Clark AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20913 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Journalist/Civilian AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

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Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1954 AWMM
    LondonEngland AWMM
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  • What a great man, I wish my grandmother (his half 1st cousin) had known him, a great example to us all. RIP
    Public - Mitchell - Other relative - 16 April 2017



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