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Full Name
David Tweedie
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
David
Surname
Tweedie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23272
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
David Tweedie (father), George Street, Milton, Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
4th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
Embarkation Date
27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
33
Page on Nominal Roll
36
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
16 October 1917
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference
P. III. J. 8A.
Biographical Notes
David Tweedie was the son of David and Janet Tweedie, of Milton, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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