David Mamaru (Marama) Miller

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • 1914 -1915 Star
  • Born 28 November 1893, Pūrākaunui, Otago
  • Died 23 January 1965, Dunedin
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/677
  • Served In 2nd Māori Contingent, New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
  • Next of Kin Mrs E. Miller, Pūrākaunui Post Office, Dunedin
  • Pre-war occupation Farm Labourer
  • ReligionRoman Catholic
  • Enlisted18 August 1914, Otago
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 29, Waitemata, departed 18 September 1915, Wellington, disembarked Suez, Egypt, 26 October 1915
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian 1915-1916, Egyptian E.F. 1916 and Western European 1916.
  • Periods of service230 days in New Zealand, two years and 240 days overseas. Total service of three years and 104 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Marama, 6 April 1918
  • Discharged11 October 1918, no longer physically fit for war service on account of illness contracted on active service
  • Awarded1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

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