|1. Document:||New Zealand WW1 Masonic List||N.Z.|
Awards & Titles:
|Member, Order of the British Empire |
Early Life :Husband to Mrs Barbara Elizabeth Jean Wood (nee Davis), care of F.L. Davies, Hirst Avenue, Narrow Neck, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. Married 13th January, 1915.
|Unit :||Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.|
|Action :||War Survivor|
12/1840 3rd Reinforcements Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
Enlisted for service 26th November 1914 and spent around 3 months training before foreign service for the rest of the war. He was back in New Zealand in 1919 and was discharged from service after 5 years and 58 days, on the 22nd January, 1920. Initially transported to the Suez and spent time in Somalia.
Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire - London Gazette 03/06/1919
His is commemorated for his service on the Auckland Museum Online Cenotaph.
Although many perished in times of National conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with Victoria or George Cross (including its predecessor - The Albert Medal), or those included against an external roll of honour.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Boscombe No. 2158 E.C.||Hampshire & IOW|
|Joined :||Lodge of Harmony No. 2180 E.C.||New Zealand (North Island)|
17th December 1918
14th January 1919
11th February 1919
Captain, resident at Codford at the time of initiation in Boscombe Lodge No. 2158. He resigned from Boscombe Lodge on the 5th September 1919 and there is a note that he joined Lodge of Harmony No. 2180 at Otahuhu (Manukau), Auckland.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Researcher : Bruce Littley