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Kenneth Walter Aimer

Parnell School First World War Panel, Image provided by Gabrielle Fortune 2014, CC BY Gabrielle Fortune
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Aimer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 32493 AWMM
    • WWII 800751 AWMM
    • WWII 1/26/14 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 63 St Stephen's Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.L. Aimer (wife), 63 Street Stephen's Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 February 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Architect/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Sergeant Aimer was wounded at Passchendaele on 16 October 1917 and transferred to hospital in England. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Aimer was part of the 22 Reinforcements to leave New Zealand.

    Kenneth Aimer was one of the architects of the Auckland War Memorial building. The firm of Grierson, Aimer and Draffin won the contest for the design of new building in 1922. It was considered the best of 74 entries. Three of the architects were veterans of the First World War.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Remuera Primary School World War One Gates 1914-1918, 25 Dromorne Road, Remuera Auckland 1050 AWMM
    • Parnell District School, 48 St Stephens Ave, Parnell, Auckland 1052 AWMM

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  • In honour of Great Uncle Kenneth Walter Aimer. One of the three architects from Auckland who designed the War Memorial Museum. They all served in the Great War in France and, after returning home became partners in business together. They won the world wide competition for their design, honouring their fellow servicemen and fallen friends and family.
    Public - Susan Catherine - Other Relative - 5 February 2015

Sources

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