DUKE, Joseph Martin
(Service number 7/41 & 5/41A)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Private


Date 15 July 1891 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Wilson Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs R. DUKE (mother), Wilson Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 19 May 1918 Age 26 yrs
Place of Death
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 2, Somme, France
Memorial Reference I. B. 16.
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of James & Rachel (nee McCUTCHEON) DUKE, of Timaru. Brothers Benjamin Robert & Taylor DUKE also served in WWI.


Centotaph Database [09 November 2013]; CWGC [09 November 2013]

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