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Edward Napier Armit

Portrait of Lieutenant Edward Napier Armit, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 3 / F1208 1. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Edward Napier Armit, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 3 / F1208 1. Image is s …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Napier AWMM
  • Surname
    Armit AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ThamesCoromandel District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 6 March 1916 AWMM Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E Armit, 118 Austin Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 March 1916 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    Military Cross - 'For conspicuous gallantry and skill before and during the attack on Mont St. Quentin, on the 31st August 1918, when he guided the battalion to the jumping off position under circumstances of the greatest difficulty, entailing the crossing of a single plant bridge, which wasmost heavily shelled. His splendid work in placing the companies in position in the short time available was an important factor in the success of the attack.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61- 23/05/1919 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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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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



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