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Richard McDowall

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 54), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 54), Page: 2 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    McDowall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17139 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WeedonsCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. McDowall (mother), Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17139 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Veterinary Surgeon/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' 10.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      163 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Moeraki then transfer to Boora at Melbourne for Suez.

    War service: Egypt, Palestine
    Embarked Wellington, 15 February 1917; disembarked Sydney, 19 February 1917; embarked Melbourne on board HMAT 'Borda', 10 May 1917; admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 9 June 1917 (mumps); discharged, 17 June 1917; disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917.
    Marched in to Training Regiment, posted to New Zealand Veterinary Corps, and returned to rank of Private, 20 June 1917.
    Transferred to No 2 Mobile Veterinary Section, 30 July 1917.
    Attached for duty to Brigade Headquarters, 6 October 1917.
    Wounded in action, 31October 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh); transferred by Hospital Train to 45th Stationary Hospital, 1 November 1917; transferred to 44th Stationary Hospital, 2 November 1917; to 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 November 1917; to Aotea Convalescent Hospital, Heliopolis, 23 November 1917; discharged to duty, 6 December 1917.
    Admitted to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, 7 December 1917; rejoined Training Regiment, 22 December 1917; posted to No 2 Mobile Veterinary Section, 6 February 1918.
    Appointed Temporary Veterinary Corporal, 20 February 1918; relinquished appointment, 24 August 1918.
    Transferred to New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, 19 August 1918.
    Admitted to New Zealand Mounted Field Ambulance, 20 October 1918 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, 23 October 1918 (malaria); discharged to duty, 13 November 1918.
    Medically boarded for return to New Zealand, 3 December 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zaland from Suez on board HT 'Wiltshire', 26 December 1918; discharged (no longer fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 1 August 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 32 days (of which 1 year 355 days was abroad).

    Died, Dunedin Hospital, 30 May 1926, of suppurative otitis media following mastoid operation and heart failure. 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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