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Walter Rowland

Corporal Walter Rowlands, who embarked with the 9th Reinforcements. He was a prisoner of war.

Corporal Walter Rowlands

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Rowland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rowlands AWMM
  • Service number
    802181 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
    Unknown AWMM Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Rowland (wife), Te Araroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802181 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      7 December 1943 AWMM
    • WW2
      7 December 1943 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VII-A Moosburg (Isar), Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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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  • Listed as Walter Rowland on Nominal Roll. Listed as Walter Rowlands in Soutar (2008) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    8 July 1980 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Hastings Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    56yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Hastings Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Hastings NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Hastings Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hastings Cemetery, Hastings Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Hastings Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot F 90; reference F 90 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2016 - Hastings Cemetery records
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 113 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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09 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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