Private Thomas Gibson Denniston

Otago Regiment

Recovering from a chest wound that he received at the Somme, Denniston wrote home while in hospital, complaining about the gloomy English winter. After recovering, and on leave in Scotland, he witnessed the armistice celebrations.

Grey Towers New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, Essex, England. Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association: New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918. Ref: 1/2-013940-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, NZ.

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