VERNALL, Douglas
(Service number 34583)

First Rank Private Last Rank Gunner


Date 23 May 1894 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Otati
Occupation Gardener
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs W. J. CAMPBELL (mother), 5 Le Cren Street, Timaru
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 21st Reinforcements Specialists Company, Machine-Gun Section
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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


Date 29 March 1919 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Wounded chest, abdomen 1918

Post-war Occupations


Date 20 March 1974 Age 79 yrs
Place of Death Orari
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 362, Plot 1
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Cenotaph Database [07 September 2014]; Headstone image Geraldine Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [07 September 2014]

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