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Douglas William Forth

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Forth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 29549 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 October 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AshfordKent Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William P. Forth (father), North Walsham, Norfolk, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 29549 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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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