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WWI 20849 AWMM
12 August 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Leonard Christian (uncle), 4 Roslyn Terrace, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 10" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
140 lb AWMM
- Other, WWI AWMM
Nature of Injury: T.B. lung and periosium
Percent of disability: 50 Hereditary
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, 15 November 1915; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
Marched into NZ Engineers Depot, Christchurch, 8 May 19167.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 June 1917, marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 18 June 1917.
Admitted to No 24 General Hospital, 3 July 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, 13 July 1917; to No 5 Convalescent Depot, 16 July 1917; to NZ Base Depot, 2 August 1917; rejoined Pioneer Bn, in the field, 29 August 1917.
Wounded in action, 18 October 1917 (gun shot wound, right thigh, left shoulder), and admitted to No 3 Australian Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 54 General Hospital, Boulogne, 19 October 1917; to England, 1 November 1917, and admitted to Mile end Hospital, London, 2 November 1917. Transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 14 December 1917.
Classified unfit by Medical Board, 18 January 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Maunganui', 2 February 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 11 June 1918.
Total war service: 1 year 320 days (of which 1 year 121 days was abroad)
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%): Pukeora Military Sanatorium 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
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- 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
- Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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