MATHESON, Dugald George
(Service number 3/1278)

Aliases Also Dougal
First Rank Captain Last Rank


Date 28 September 1888 Place of Birth Springfield

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Care of Sanatorium, Rotorua
Occupation Doctor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Agnes MATHESON (mother), Wai-iti Road, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Medical Corps
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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 Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Doctor; sheep farmer


Date 11 October 1935 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 36, Plot 86
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Dugald George MATHESON was the son of John and Agnes (nee SEAY) MATHESON, of Simons Pass Station in the Mackenzie Country. Their town house was Tignafeile House in Wai-iti Road, Timaru. Dugald was a doctor. He achieved the highest marks in New Zealand in his medical examination. He retired to "Roseneath" near Kurow in North Otago, which property included coal mines. His wife, Mary, died in 1930 in the collapse of one of those mines.


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