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Roderick Wallace Bremner

Photo of gravestone provided by Paul F. Baker. - This image may be subject to copyright

Photo of gravestone provided by Paul F. Baker. - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Bremner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 50762 AWMM
    • WWII 809234 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 March 1896 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • William Bremner (father), Drury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E.W. Bremner (wife), Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Malaria, three months in hospital, discharged Christmas 1918 AWMM
    • Medical, InterWar AWMM
      Medically examined after the war for febrile fits AWMM
    • 30 Jul 1942 {Age 47} AWMMAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died in a motor vehicle accident on his way to attend a parade. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Remembered on the Drury-Runciman Memorial. Part of the Drury Home Guard Battalion during the Second World War. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    30 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 47 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Drury Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Great South Road, Drury, New Zealand AWMM 4. K. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Drury-Runciman Memorial, near Drury Hall, New Zealand AWMM

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