condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
Online Cenotaph

Ronald James Duncan Aitchison

-
  • Service number
    80701 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    20 Armoured Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from the Weekly News; 23 February 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from the Weekly News; 23 February 1944 - This image … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald James Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitchison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    80701 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Farm hand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Hampden, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ann Aitchison (mother), Hampden, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    80701 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›
  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper AWMM
    Anti Tank Brigade AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    20 Armoured Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Ronald Aitchison was the son of Andrew Aitchison and of Ann Aitchison (nee Joyce) of Oamaru AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Age at death
    39 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XIII B 6 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Hampden War Memorial Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

Roll of Honour

Remember Ronald James Duncan Aitchison by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Ronald James Duncan Aitchison

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 9: WW2 5 AWMM