Donald Liddle AWMM
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WWI 38059 AWMM
14 October 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Eltham
, Taranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Liddle Nairn (father), Eltham, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 3.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
140 lb AWMM
Embarked Wellington, 19 January 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 27 March 1917.
Posted to 3rd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 24 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (high explosive wound, left buttock), and admitted to 44th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 October 1917 ('very extensive wound of hip and loss of muscle'); admitted to 8th General Hospital, 8 October 1917 (wound: severe); transferred to England, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 12 October 1917.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board HS 'Marama', 21 November 1917; discharged, 19 March 1918 (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action).
Total war service: 1 year 155 days (of which 344 days were abroad)
Parents: Liddle (b. Feilding) and Willow Harrison (b. England) NAIRN AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
52: 10 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
|18 September 2018||Shirley||New Plymouth ||Direct descendant||
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