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DEVON, David
(Service number 7/433)

Aliases
First Rank Trooper Last Rank Farrier Sergeant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Geraldine
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs M. Devon, Gimmerburn, Otago
Religion
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 Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Campaigns
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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 27 November 1917 Age 27
Place of Death Palestine
Cause Died of wounds
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Memorial Reference B. 31
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine Church Memorial; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of Hugh & Margaret Devon; husband of Margaret Devon of Gimmerburn

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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