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Full Name
David Wade
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
David
Surname
Wade
Also Known As
Jack Ford
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/1485
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs James Thomas (sister), 550 James Street, North Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Alma Road, Wanganui, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
238
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta
Date of Death
3 July 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
XXV. 7.
Additional Information
  • Served as Ford
  • Name is recorded as Jack Ford in Nominal Rolls, as David Wade (a.k.a.Jack Ford) in Archives New Zealand and David Wade on CWGC.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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