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Reginald Everard Romans

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald Everard AWMM
  • Surname
    Romans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Reg AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9232 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 September 1909 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Box 15, Arrowtown, Central Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr G.H. Romans (father), Box 15, Arrowtown, Central Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9232 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Twice wounded AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reginald Romans was the son of George Henry and Mary Elizabeth Romans of Arrowtown, Otago. Mr G.H. Romans was a butcher in Arrowtown.

    He was the Commanding Officer of 23 Battalion from July 1942 until December 1943. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Plot 16, Row B, Grave 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Wakatipu High School Memorial AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2376135
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.160 AWMM
    • Roger Sommerville, ed., Moss's war 1941-1988: new worlds and lives on hold, Tokoroa, N.Z.: Creative Vision NZ AWMM
      p.82; p.117 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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