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JOHN DAVEY

DAVEY, JOHN

  
RANK:   TROOPER        SERIAL NO:  11/244

UNIT:    WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES

BORN:   29/10/1893     - PUKETAPU, NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND        

DIED:     30/05/1915          KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   GALLIPOLI, TURKEY 

SINGLE:            RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    N/A
    
PARENTS:   Mr W.H. and Mrs U.N. DAVEY, WAIPUKURAU

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:   W.H. DAVEY (father), WAIPUKURAU

OCCUPATION:  FARM HAND

EMPLOYER:   W.H. DAVEY, WAIPUKURAU

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WAIPUKURAU
 
HEIGHT:  5’ 8½”        WEIGHT:     160lb        CHEST:   33”

COMP:   DARK       EYES:   GREY          HAIR:   DARK

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   LONE PINE MEMORIAL, TURKEY

                            
ENLISTED:       DANNEVIRKE            DATE:    12/08/1914

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:      

MILITARY RECORD:
PRE-WAR SERVED  21 SQUADRON, 9th MOUNTED RIFLES.
12/08/1914.  POSTED TROOPER MOUNTED RIFLES.
16/10/1914.  LEFT NEW ZEALAND FOR EGYPT (MAIN BODY).
03/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, TRANSPORT No.6.
30/05/1915.  KILLED IN ACTION, ANZAC COVE, GALLIPOLI
        (DARDANELLES). 

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.