PETTIGREW, George Donald Herbert
(Service number 80109)

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Date 27 December 1897 Place of Birth Tasmania, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 89 King Street, Timaru
Occupation Wheelwright
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. PETTIGREW (father), 89 King Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expedtitionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 42nd Reinforcements, B Company
Date 1 August 1918
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date 25 December 1963 Age 65 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 139, Plot 87
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Donald Herbert Pettigrew was born on 27 December 1897 in Tasmania, Australia, the son of William and Jemima (née Limont) Pettigrew. He was educated at Kingsdown School, South Canterbury, from 1904, and at Timaru Soth School. Later his own children were to attend Timaru South School.He had married Violet Elizabeth Kellahan in 1921.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 May 2017]; School admission registers (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [06 May 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [05 May 2017]

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