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Ronald Thomas Lidgett

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Lidgett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9678 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 55 Mackenzie Avenue, Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Lidgett (mother) 55 Mackenzie Avenue, Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9678 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of George and Alice Lidgett, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

      brothers Charles Alfred Lidgett 7992 and Frederick James Lidgett 9377 also enlisted AWMM
    • Charles Alfred Lidgett, brother of Ronald Thomas Lidgett died in Christchurch in July 1969, survived by his wife Ella, née Murray and their son, my father David Charles Lidgett born 27 September 1953. My father subsequently had 3 relationships; from which there are 6 children; George and Vanessa; Russell, Me (Natasha), Rodericka and Gabrielle. Public - Natasha - Direct descendant - 28 November 2018 - Family oral history
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 1. H. 33 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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28 November 2018NatashaChristchurch Direct descendant
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