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Edward Rout

Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Rout AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1168 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 J. Cole, Papatoetoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Henry Rout (father), 4 Somerton Road, Chepstowe Road, Newport, Surrey, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/1168 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Rout was the son of Harry and Lucy Rout, of 3 Louvaine Cottages, Wigton, Cumberland, England (Note: Commonwealth War Graves Commission website gives father's name as Harry; NZ Nominal Roll gives it as Henry).

    No. 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Mount Felix, Walton. (see vertical files (Hospitals, Military), Armoury Information Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen Wall. 913. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Rifleman Edward Rout, 23/1168, 1st Batt., 3rd Rifle Brigade, died on October 3rd at the 2nd N.Z. General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames. He was suffering from gunshot wound left shoulder, right leg paraplegia, septic cystitis. The funeral took place at Walton on October 6th. Next-of-kin, Mrs. Rout, 7, King's Avenue, Surley Hall, Windsor. Wreath sent by N.Z.W.C.A. (Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., 16 October 1916, p. 77) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 632 AWMM
    • Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F. AWMM
      Obituary: Chronicles of the N.Z.E.F., 16 October 1916, p. 77. AWMM

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