Also known as
WWI 19856 AWMM
14 February 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Wairoa
, Hawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
son of Michael & Terina Johnson Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord
Address before enlistment
Frasertown, Wairoa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
M. Johnson (father), Frasertown, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - MilitaryRecord
Medals and Awards
British War Medal
Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military record
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 8.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
162 lb AWMM
Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 8 April 2016 - Military Record
Embarked, 26 July 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, 27 July 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged from ship's hospital, 22 August 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England, 24 September 1917.
Marched in to 4th Reserve Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, 6 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 13 December 1917; joined Pioneer Bn, in the field, 6 January 1918.
Detached to Divisional Lewis Gun School, 1 May 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 17 May 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Westmoreland', 28 February 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contraced on Active Service), 11 November 1919.
Total war service: 2 years 219 days (of which 1 year 256 days was abroad)
Parents: Michael and Serina JOHNSON (both b. New Zealand) AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Roll of Honour
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Leave a tribute or memory of
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
69: 38 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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