DAVIE, George William Kennedy
(Service number 77025)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 7 January 1898 Place of Birth Balclutha

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Evans Street, Timaru
Occupation Draper
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. DAVIE (father), 3 Evans Street, Waimataitai, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 4nd Reinforcements, D Company
Date ! August 1918
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date *1966 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick James Davie was the younger son of William and Mary Ellen (née Kennedy). Frederick was educated at Roughridge School at Oturehua, and Waimataitai School, Timaru. G. W. K. Davie embarked at Liverpool for the return to New Zealand per the “Tahiti”. draft no. 204, carrying 950 soldiers, reached Port Chalmers on 12 January 1919. He married Gwendolyn Olive Baird in 1924.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cneotaph Database [06 June 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [06 June 2019]; School Admission records; Timaru Herald, 8 January 1919 (Papers Past) [05 June 2019]

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