DAVIE, Thomas Howden
(Service number 49609)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 29 January 1897 Place of Birth Gapes Valley, Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Gapes Valley, Geraldine
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin G. Davie (father), Gapes Valley, Geraldine, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
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 26th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 2 July 1960 Age 63
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 124, Plot 4
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Howden Davie was the fourth son of George and Sarah Jane (née Howden) Davie. He was educated at Gapes Valley and Skipton schools.. In 1923 he married Henrietta Winifred Ryan. .


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database {10 February 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of internal Affairs) [10 February 2018]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [10 February 2018]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [10 February 2018]; SCRoll web submission from J Waters, 11 December 2014 & 29 January 2015

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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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