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David Lemon

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Portrait, Abigail Kate (Lemon, his sister) Rear wearing a uniform and David Lemon. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Abigail Kate (Lemon, his sister) Rear wearing a uniform and David Lemon. - No known copyri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David AWMM
  • Surname
    Lemon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 February 1888 AWMM KawakawaBay of Islands AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 November 1915 AWMM c/o Mrs Dumerly, Mary Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss E. Lemon (sister), Taumarere, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 March 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4037 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 feet 1 inch AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      scar on front of right leg AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Margaret Jane and Alexander Lemon of Taumarere, Bay of Islands

    Brothers David (12/4037), Jack (John) (12932) and William (11058) served in WW1, David was killed.

    Grave details: 12/4037 Private, D. Lemon, N.Z. Auckland Regt., 25th June 1916 Age 28 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1916 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. B. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Kawakawa RSA, Roll of Honour AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum, Roll of Honour WW1 AWMM
    • Kawakawa Memorial Library, now Kawakawa Museum, Memorial Plaque WW1 AWMM
    • Kawakawa District War Memorial, Kawakawa and Districts War Memorial Domain AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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