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William Cochrane Roulston

18 years old. Photo taken during basic training.

William Cochrane Roulston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Cochrane AWMM
  • Surname
    Roulston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 618729 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
    WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM 11 North East Belt, Ashburton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. L. Roulston, 11 North East Belt, Ashburton (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.123 Fireman, N.Z.R./Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.123
    HamiltonWaikato 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.123
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245)
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R22440245
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.123 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.58 AWMM

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24 April 2021Richard LambertAucklandDirect descendant

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