(Service number 7/875)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||30 June 1893||Place of Birth||Waikaka, Invercargill, NZ.|
|Date||13 December 1914||Age||21 years (according to his service records - see biographical notes)|
|Address at Enlistment||Temuka, NZ|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Jane Kirby (sister), Temuka, NZ|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||3rd Reinforcements.|
|Date||14 February 1915|
|Transport||Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima.|
|Embarked From||Wellington, NZ||Destination||Suez, Egypt (26 March 1915)|
|Other Units Served With||Canterbury Mounted Rifles.|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Where Captured and by Whom|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Place of Death||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Hill 60 (NZ) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey.|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka RSA Roll of Honour; Temuka War Memorial|
Son of Thomas Middlemiss, of Mabel Bush, Invercargill, and the late Margaret Middlemiss.
Holly Middlemiss recounts: "Daniel was 20 when he was killed, he either lied about his age or his age was based on appearance (2nd one more likely). He was in the 8th South Canterbury squadron (C.M.R) He was the reserve force for the Chunuk Bair campaign. KIA Hill 60."
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Lesley Tennent (SC branch NZSG)
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