Douglas William AWMM
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WWI 29549 AWMM
19 October 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Ashford
, Kent Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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William P. Forth (father), North Walsham, Norfolk, England AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 10" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
165 lb AWMM
- Other, WWI AWMM
Nature of Injury: Ampt. right thigh
Percent of disability: 80
Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 20 December 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 February 1917; joined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 3 March 1917.
Wounded in action, 6 August 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh and feet; listed as dangerously ill; left foot amputated), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to 56th General Hospital, Etaples, 8 August 1917; to England, 10 August 1917, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames. Removed from dangerously ill list, 19 August 1917. Artificial limb supplied (left leg), 2 April 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand on board HS 'Marama', 9 June 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received on Active Service), 18 August 1919.
Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): 27 Hart St., Roslyn 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
43: 27 AWMM
- New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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