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Roland Llewellyn Armit

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  • Service number
    26/49 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roland Llewellyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Armit AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26/49 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 Journalist/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Armit (mother), 118 Austin Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26/49 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 5 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 42 or HMNZT 43 or HMNZT 44 AWMM
    Vessel was Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    4th Battalion, B Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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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 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Joseph Birnie Armit and Elizabeth Armit, of 27 Waikato Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Native of Te Aroha, Thames AWMM
    • Roland attended Nelson Boys College, Nelson, NZ : 1903-1903. Public - Jenifer - 18 February 2016 - Refer: Nelson College Old Boys' Association, Nelson, NZ.

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
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  • Obituary

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