NIGHTINGALE, David (When and where was he born? (He was born in North…
When and where was he born?
He was born in North Melbourne Victoria
He was born on the 19th of February in 1880.
What locations did he go to?
He went to Belgium
He went to Egypt (to train)
Did he die? When and where did he die?
He died in Belgium
He died on the 7-6-17.
When did he join the army corp and when did he leave?
He joined the army Corps on the 9-9-15
He did not leave the army Corps as he died on the 7-6-17
How might his experience affect family?
He was not married and had no siblings so only his direct family (his parents) would have been affected severely. He was killed in action in Belgium and his body was not returned to his family so they would have felt devastated that their child and cousin had died in a war far away and they would never get to see his body.
Was he injured overseas?
He was not injured until he was shot and killed in Belgium
Was he awarded any honors or medals?
He was not awarded any medals
What battalion was he part of?
He was part of the 47th battalion
Why did he choose to go to war?
How many battles did he fight in?