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Cecil Renner

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Portrait of Private Cecil Renner, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F617 6. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Cecil Renner, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F617 6. Image is subject to c …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Renner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2292 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 3 August 1891 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 3 August 1891 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    3 August 1891 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 August 2017 - Military File.
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 August 2017 - Military File.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Matawhero, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W. Renner (father), Matawhero, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2292 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM).
      Awarded MM 30 November 1918 for "Acts of Gallantry in the Field". Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 August 2017 - Military File.

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of William Henry & Mary Amelia Renner.
      Served Egypt (1915-1916); Gallipoli (1915); France & Belgium (1916-1917-1918).
      8 June 1917 - Wounded in action at Messines Ridge, Belgium.
      Returned to New Zealand aboard SS 'Hororata' - embarking from London 1 February 1919. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2018 - Military File
    • Brother of Rifleman Harold G. Renner : NZEF # 40056 and Gunner Keith Renner : NZEF # 11/2206 (Killed in action 4 October 1917 at Passchendaele, Belgium).

      Lance Corporal Cecil Renner MM is remembered at his birth place of Nelson - with his 2 brothers Harold & Keith - on the Nelson World War 1 'Wall of Remembrance' - at Founders Park, Nelson City. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Nelson 'Wall of Remembrance' Researcher.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 1973 Public Source
  • Date of death
    23 June 1973 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2018 - Military File
  • Age at death
    81 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2018 - Military File
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 June 2018 - Military File
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 610 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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