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Lawrence Roderick

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Marlborough War Memorial Second World War Fountain - Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin

Marlborough War Memorial Second World War Fountain - Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Roderick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1113 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 February 1913 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of George Henry & Alice RODERICK, originally from Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 March 2024 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o D. Birkett, Brewer Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Roderick (brother), Queen Street, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 05 Jan 1940-31 March 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1113 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Western Desert, North Africa AWMM
      31 January 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 38, Poppi, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM III.A.3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    RODERICK. Lance-Corporal Lawrence, killed in action. Remembered always.— Friend, Pamela Sutton. Waiuku. Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 14 March 2024 - IN MEMORIAM
    NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME 81, ISSUE 24973, 16 AUGUST 1944, PAGE 1
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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  • I'm his great great grandson he was killed in an ambush after escaping captivity and shot dead in cross fire in Spain or Italy.
    Public - Darragh - Other relative - 27 August 2023
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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/1707423
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 155 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 45. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.155 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 March 2024Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
27 August 2023Darragh New Zealand TimaruOther relative
28 August 2022JohnPebble BeachResearcher

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