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Arnott Roy Meiklejohn

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arnott Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Meiklejohn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Snoops AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 84609 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Elsie Meiklejohn (mother), Ruakaka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arnott Meiklejohn was the son of Lemuel Sydney Arnott and Elsie Meiklejohn, of Ruakaka, New Zealand.

    All three casualties were first buried at Antsirane, but later reinterred at Diego Suarez, Madagascar.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AntsiraneMadagascar AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Diego Suarez War Cemetery, Madagascar AWMM 2. H. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Marty Sharpe, 'Anzac Day: The obscure foreign fields that are forever Kiwi', www.stuff.co.nz
    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/last-post-first-light/111894838/anzac-day-the-obscure-foreign-fields-that-are-forever-kiwi
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
      p. 94 AWMM
    • Kirk, Stan. Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club 1939-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library- Tāmaki Paenga Hira.. MS-1418 AWMM
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