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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: HMNZT 55
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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