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Robert Lyal Aitken

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Lyal AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2787 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1889 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    22 April 1889 Public - Patricia - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Church Records
  • Place of birth
    Herbert Otago Public - Patricia - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Church and family records
  • Birth notes
    Father William Aitken
    Mother Jane Turnbull Oliver Public - Patricia - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Church Records
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 35 Jackson Street, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.M. Aitken (wife), 35 Jackson Street, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/2787 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 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Jane Aitken, of Vogel St., Dunedin; husband of Margaret M. A. Aitken, of 46, Douglas St., St. Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM I. E. 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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05 October 2015AllanRotoruaResearcher

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