DICK , Douglas Graham
(Service number 6/1827)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||28 February 1905||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment||Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Jane DICK, 144 North Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||4th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||17 April 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||1914-15 Star; British War Medal; Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
|Date||9 January 1916||Reason|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
Wounded at Gallipoli, 8 August 1915 (Rhododendron Ridge)
|Date||3 July 1965||Age||79 yrs|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland|
|Memorial Reference||Soldiers Burial L, Row 1, Plot 18|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Gavin & Jane DICK, of Timaru. Brother of Alexander Sinclair DICK also served & killed in action 14 Nov 1915, Gallipoli. In October 1915 he was back home, one of the sick and wounded (some of them cot cases), arriving at Port Chalmers by the Willochra.
Cenotaph Database [31 July 2013]; Waikumete Cemetery Burial Database [07 August 2013]; WWI GALLIPOLI MEDALS, BROTHERS, ONE KIA ONE WIA (Trade Me, 18 Aug 2009 - Medals & documents for sale) [31 July 2013]; Timaru Herald, 23 October 1915, 1 November 1915 (Papers Past) [18 November 2013; 06 May 2014].
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