Arnold Douglas Aitken-Connell Unknown date of birth - 15 January 1900 Key details Contribute › Service numberN/N AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLieutenant AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesArnold Douglas AWMM SurnameAitken-Connell AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberN/N AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of EnglandChristian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentFarmer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPukekoheAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMary Aitken-Connell (mother)PukekoheAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 6 April 1901 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service numberN/N AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Age on enlistment29 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPre WW1 AWMM6 April 1901 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPre WW1 AWMM6 April 1901 AWMM1st Contingent AWMM1st Contingent, No 21 Company AWMMGulf of Taranto AWMMLieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeightUnknown Period AWMM5 foot 7.5 inches AWMMWeightUnknown Period AWMM10 stone AWMMKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLieutenant AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Mary (nee Jones) and John Aitken ConnellCorrespondance filed on his service record mentions a servant, Alfred James Hill (4025). AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death15 January 1900 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathRensburgCape ColonySouth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesRensburgSouth Africa AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Arnold Douglas Aitken-Connell by laying a poppy. William Thomas Aitken William Venice Aitken Arnold Douglas Aitken-Connell John Vaille Douglas Aitken-Connell Andrew Aitkenhead Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Arnold Douglas Aitken-Connell Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20524708Archives NZNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther Reference DocumentsOhinemuri Gazette AWMMThe death roll of the NZ Contingents. Ohinemuri Gazette, Volume IX, Issue 708, 27 June 1900, Page 3 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.