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Arnold Douglas Aitken-Connell

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  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arnold Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken-Connell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mary Aitken-Connell (mother), Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 06 Apr 1901 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    N/N AWMM
  • Military service
    • Auckland College Rifles AWMM
    • Pukekohe Mounted Rifles AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    29 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Pre WW1 Vessel was Gulf of Taranto AWMM
    Lieutenant AWMM
    1st Contingent, No 21 Company AWMM
    1st Contingent AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 9th Contingent AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary (nee Jones) and John Aitken Connell

    Correspondance filed on his service record mentions a servant, Alfred James Hill (4025). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    15 January 1900 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Rensburg, Cape Colony, South Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Rensburg, South Africa AWMM
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  • Obituary

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