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Roderick Maurice Agnew


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Maurice AWMM
  • Surname
    Agnew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22903 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 23 Summer Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.L. Agnew (mother), 23 Summer Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22903 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Patsy; father of Ben, Johnny AWMM
    • Husband to Marie, Proud father to eldest son Christopher John Agnew and eldest daughter Stephanie Vercoe (nee Agnew)
      Doting grandfather to Caroline (Agnew) Mulholland, Katie Agnew, Bridget (Agnew) Allen, Jen Agnew, and Sarah Vercoe and Jessica Vercoe. Loving great grandfather, always fondly remembered, to Emm and Jack Mulholland, Madison and Olivia Allen, Charlize and Boston and Sienna Public - Caroline Lisa - Other Relative - 19 April 2015 - Family contribution
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About death

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  • Death
    12 November 2005 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Roderick Maurice Agnew

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  • I miss you everyday Dad. You were a wonderful caring person and my children adored you. You always were so interested in what they were up to and often appeared at their sports.
    Public - Stephanie Elizabeth - Child - 28 July 2022
  • Dear Poppy. Thank you for your service. THanks more for coming home to us and being such a special part of our lives. You will never be forgotten. Love you always xx
    Public - Caroline Lisa - Other Relative - 19 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 7 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 July 2022Stephanie ElizabethHamilton NZChild
19 April 2015Caroline Lisa Auckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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