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Maurice Robert Davis

Photography of Maurice Davis, 26th Mounted Rifles. Image kindly provided by Judith Olsen (June 2015). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photography of Maurice Davis, 26th Mounted Rifles. Image kindly provided by Judith Olsen (June 2015) …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 43189 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 September 1888 Cenotaph data entry form Cenotaph data entry form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 16 December 1916 AWMM Owhiro, via Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 G.H. Davis (brother), 8 Panama Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 43189 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 7 January 1917 Military Personnel file
    Age 27 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian Military Personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Jul 1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Malaria AWMM
    • Mar 1919 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand on the Kaikoura AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 12 July 1919 AWMM
    Discharged no longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on active service AWMM
    Trooper Military Personnel file
    Auckland Mounted Rifles Military Personnel file

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John William Davis and Edith Davis.

    Moeraki then transhipped to "Port Lincoln" at Sydney for Suez.

    Married (Isabel) Grace Robinson in Foxton on 11/01/1928 (Source:Cenotaph data entry form) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1971 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      64: 4 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM

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