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Rupert Leslie Waters

Photograph of Sergeant Rupert Leslie Waters 13/1107 seated. Image kindly provided by Anne Driver (November 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Sergeant Rupert Leslie Waters 13/1107 seated. Image kindly provided by Anne Driver (No …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Waters AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1107 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 Clevedon, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain Alfred Waters (father), Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1107 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
    WW1 AWMM
  • 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Sergeant Rupert L. Waters, who is reported wounded, is a son of Captain Waters, of Clevedon. Private advice has been received that he is seriously ill in El Arish Hospital with gunshot wounds in the left arm. Only a month or two ago he was discharged from hospital, having received gunshot wounds in his right arm at the engagement at Gaza. His younger brother, Sergeant Mervyn L. Waters, sailed and served with him on Gallipoli and in the Egyptian campaign until killed in action at El Romani. (Auckland Weekly News, 29 November 1917, p. 20) AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. left forearm with fract. left radius Pension: 10/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alice Waters, of Riverside, Clevedon, Auckland, and the late Captain Alfred Waters.

    Brother of Sergeant Mervyn Leigh Waters (13/1106), who was killed in action at El Romani, Egypt, on 4 August 1916.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Clevedon AWMM

Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 759 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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