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Ronald Belfield Glanville

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Roland Belfield Glanville

Roland Belfield Glanville

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Belfield AWMM
  • Surname
    Glanville AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rowland AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 240 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra BelfieldCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Bay View Hotel, Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W J Glanville, Poreora West via Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Passchendaele AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 240 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in Timaru Post guards and Territorials. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      Devotion to duty and good work as runner at Pozieres. 31/07/1916 AWMM
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      Military Cross - 'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great dash and skill in an attack. At one period, when he found himself out of touch with his men and under heavy rifle fire, he went forward though his revolver ammunition was expended, and captured sixteen of the enemy. He showed great initiative and leadership throughout, (since deceased). - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110- 25/07/1918 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 17 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      Age 22 AWMM
      Grocer/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • WW1 17 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      Age 22 AWMM
      Private Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AIF, 8th Battalion, B Company Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • 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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    04 Oct 1917 {Age 24} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Awarded Military Cross (1st Anzac RG No.84 dated 14/10/1917) for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great dash and skill in an attack. At one period when he found himself out of touch with his men and under heavy rifle fire he went forward, though his revolver ammunition was expended, and captured 16 of the enemy. He showed great initiative and leadership throughout. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 24 AWMM
    PasschendaeleYpres Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 27), Belgium AWMM
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