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Roderick Charles Dyer

Group photo, reunion, veterans of the 21st Battalion held a 'mini reunion', November 1985 at Gordon Leigh's home in Kaiaua. From left to right they are: Harold Smith (4231), Gordon Leigh (20511), Bob Homewood, Bill Howard (420163) and Rod Dyer (? 493214). (photo Mrs M Smith) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo, reunion, veterans of the 21st Battalion held a 'mini reunion', November 1985 at Gordon …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderick Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Dyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rod AWMM
  • Service number
    493214 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 Bollard Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.E. Dyer (wife), 23 Bollard Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Brick maker/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Possibly the Rod Dyer portrayed in the 21 Battalion photograph 1985. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    • 2003 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 4 April 2003 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • 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
    New Lynn RSA, 2 Veronica Street, New Lynn 0600 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 118 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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