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ANNAND, JOHN DOUGLAS

RANK:  PRIVATE           SERIAL NO:  6/4585

UNIT:     CANTERBURY INFANTRY REGIMENT

BORN:    10/01/1876  -  AKAROA  -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:    29/09/1920                  

PLACE: PUKEORA MILITARY SANITORIUM, WAIPUKURAU

SINGLE:                   RELIGION: PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    N/A

PARENTS: 

SIBLINGS:

NEXT OF KIN: MRS C. ANNAND (mother), HASTINGS.

OCCUPATION: LABOURER

EMPLOYER:  J. BELL, TWYFORD, HASTINGS.

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  810 HERETAUNGA ST., HASTINGS.

HEIGHT:  5’ 8”                 WEIGHT:  154lb.        CHEST: 37½ ”

COMP:   DARK       EYES:    BLUE             HAIR:    BROWN

EDUCATION: 

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  WAIPUKURAU CEMETERY,

                                  RSA BLOCK, WW1 ROW, PLOT 22.                     

ENLISTED:  Place:                                         Date:

MAIN BODY:                     REINFORCEMENT:   11th

MILITARY RECORD:

16/11/1915.  POSTED 1st  RESERVE COY.

11/03/1916.  TRANSFERRED ‘C’ COY. 11th REINFORCEMENTS, FEATHERSTON.

01/04/1916.  LEFT NEW ZEALAND.

03/05/1916.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ.

04/05/1916.  POSTED 2nd TRAINING BTN. CANTERBURY INFANTRY REGIMENT.

07/05/1916.  POSTED TO 2nd BATTALION CANTERBURY INFANTRY BRIGADE.

16/05/1916.  ADMITTED N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, CAIRO.

19/05/1916.  TRANS. TO AOTEA CONVALESCENT HOME, HELIOPOLIS.

27/05/1916.  DISCHARGED TO DUTY, TEL EL KABIR.

29/05/1916.  EMBARKED FROM ALEXANDRIA FOR MARSEILLES.

08/06/1916.  ADMITTED TO No.2 AUST. GENERAL HOSPITAL, MARSEILLES.

23/06/1916.  TRANS. TO No.2 AUST. CONVALESCENT DEPOT, ROUEN.

05/07/1916.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, ETAPLES.

18/07/1916.  JOINED 12th  COY. 1st BTN. CANTERBURY INF. REG. ARMENTIERES.

16/09/1916.  WOUNDED IN ACTION IN FIELD.

17/09/1916.  ADMITTED No.2 FIELD AMBULANCE.

19/09/1916.  ADMITTED No.23 GEN. HOSPITAL WITH LEG AND BACK WOUNDS.

18/10/1916.  ADMITTED ON STRETCHER TO 2nd LONDON GEN. HOSP. CHELSEA.

18/12/1916.  TRANS. TO N.Z. CONVALESCENT DEPOT, HORNCHURCH.

10/01/1917.  ADMITTED COSFORD – DISCHARGED 30/01/1917.

28/03/1917.  CLASSED UNFIT AND PLACED ON N.Z. ROLL.

05/04/1917.  EMBARKED FROM PLYMOUTH FOR N.Z. ON THE ‘ATHENIC’.

10/07/1917.  DISCHARGED, NO LONGER FIT AFTER WOUNDS AND ILLNESS

                                  FROM ACTIVE SERVICE.

29/09/1920.  DIED (PUKEORA, WAIPUKURAU, N.Z.)

AWARDED: BRITISH WAR MEDAL, VICTORY MEDAL.