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William Robert Aitken

Portrait of Gunner William Robert Aitken 78839 on photographic postcard. Postcard was kindly donated by the Onehunga RSA (2002). PH-2002-21-1, Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Gunner William Robert Aitken 78839 on photographic postcard. Postcard was kindly donated …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bob AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 78839 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Aitken (mother), 16 Currie Street, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 78839 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 Engineer/Military 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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Intestinal obstruction AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gunner Aitken was the son of James and Jessie Aitken, of 16 Currie Street, Port Chalmers, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1919 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Glasgow Western Necropolis, Glasgow, Scotland AWMM P. 3032 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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