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Alexander Limrick Roil

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  • Service number
    14867 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Limrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Roil AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14867 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Shepherd AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.H. Roil (father), Post-office, Patoka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14867 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 26 June 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 56 or HMNZT 57 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    5th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alexander Roil was the son of William Henry and Margaret Roil, of Patoka, Napier, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 February 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII. B. 182. AWMM
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  • In memory of my Great Uncle Alexander, wounded and died in Boulogne Hospital 17/02/1916. Resting in Boulogne Cemetery.
    Public - Ellen Christine (Chris) - Other relative - 4 May 2016

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