HOUSTON, David Kyle
(Service number 62981)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Musterer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin H. HOUSTON (brother), Shamrock Hotel, Timaru
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 33rd Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Date 31 December 1917
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination Glasgow, Scotland
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 9 November 1946 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

David Kyle Houston was the youngest son of David and Mary Matilda (née Crawford) Houston. David attended Timaru Main School. His brother Robert John Houston was killed in action in 1916, and another brother, Hillis Houston, also served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [31 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 December 2016]

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