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Full Name
Dora Peiper
Forename(s)
Dora
Surname
Peiper
Also Known As
Oliphant
War
South African War, 1899-1902
Gender
Female
First Known Rank
Nursing Sister
Occupation before Enlistment
Nurse
Military District
Dunedin
Embarkation Date
5 March 1900
Vessel
Talune
Destination
Melbourne/Cape Town, South Africa
Military Awards
Queen's South Africa Medal; Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) (South Africa)
Last Unit Served
Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
Place of Death
Hastings,Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Date of Death
12 May 1935
Year of Death
1935
Biographical Notes
  • Trained Invercargill; Travelled from Cape Town to England and discharged 1902; Married William Oliphant 3 October 1911
  • Arrived Melbourne/Cape Town 5 April 1900
Additional Information
Talunethen transfer at Melbourne to Salamis for South Africa.
Further References
New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War. URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction
Sources Used
Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer: the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, NZ, The Author.
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