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Archibald Aitchison

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitchison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Archie Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Family knowledge from his nephew John R.T. Aitchison
  • Service number
    17365 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    17 March 1901 Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF
  • Place of birth
    Heriot New Zealand Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Heriot, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A Aitchison (mother), Heriot, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17365 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shearer and Labourer. Last employer was Dr J.T. Bowie in Edievale. Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF
  • Age on enlistment
    39 years and 3 months Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height - 5ft and 9 1/2 inches. Weight - 12 stone, 7 lbs. Had some varicose veins on the right calf. Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF
    • Complexion: Medium. Eyes: Blue. Hair: Black. Public - Josiah - Other relative - 18 July 2023 - Military Personnel File, NZDF

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert and Charlotte Marshall Aitchison, of Heriot, Otago, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. A. 16 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 July 2023JosiahIlamOther relative

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