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DINES, George William
(Service number 23/38)

Aliases
First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Sergeant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Fairlie
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin G.W Dines (father), Box 133, Fairlie
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Force Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Advance Party, 1st New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship A Company
Date 18 September 1915
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd

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 15 September 1916 Age 22
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Fairlie Primary School War Memorial; Timaru Boys High School War Memorial (Library)?; Fairlie War Memorial

Biographical Notes

son of George William & Elizabeth Ann Dines, of Fairlie

Sources

Cenotaph Jan 2014

External Links

Related Documents

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

Currently Assigned to

AF

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