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Roland Alfred Hopwood

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roland Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Hopwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37814 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 November 1886 AWMM CartertonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Taihape AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Mary Ann Hopwood (mother), c/o Mrs V Welch, Winiata, Taihape AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37814 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 September 1916 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 ft. 7 and 3/4 in. AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 27 February 1917 AWMM
    Discharged as medically unfit. (Motorcycle accident on eve of embarkation). AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 May 1927 Cemetery Record
    Age 40 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taumarunui Old Cemetery, Taumarunui AWMM Plot 23, Row 1, WES Block AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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