PAINE, Douglas
(Service number 23/546)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 2 April 1895 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date 29 May 1915 Age 21
Address at Enlistment Care of Mrs Wade, Theodocia Street, Timaru, New Zealand
Occupation Mecer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin V. Paine (father), Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Religion Anglican
Medical Information Height: 5ft 10in. weight 126lb

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Date 9 October 1915
Transport HMNZT 30 Maunganui or HMNZT 31 Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian (1914-1915); Egyptian Expeditionary Force (1916); Western European (1916-1918)
Service Medals 1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal
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 1 August 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 14 August 1955 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph database (17 July 2015); Militay personnel file (17 July 2015)

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