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Arthur Harry Roache

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Portrait, Arthur Harry Roache. Image provided by Jeni Palmer (2005) - This image may be subject to copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Roache AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30952 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 January 1908 AWMM MosgielOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 March 1940 AWMM Waihou, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30952 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in Territorials for 4 years AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Mar 1940 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Contracted hepatitis AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 1 December 1942 AWMM
    Unfit for service AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and May (Manning) Roache

    After serving in Fiji, Arthur was shipped to Egypt on 25 March 1941. While away, his second son, Murray, died of whooping cough on 10 October 1941. Arthur was awaiting a return passage on compassionate grounds in November 1941 when he fell ill. He was returned to New Zealand in June 1942 and discharged as medically unfit in December 1942. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 June 1973 AWMM
    WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 403 AWMM

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06 January 2018JeniTaurangaDirect descendant
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