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Percy Coleman Roberts

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 620 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 620 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Coleman AWMM
  • Surname
    Roberts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 5694 AWMM
    • 13/226 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 25 January 1881 AWMM AWMM
    • 25 January 1881 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 7 January 1902 AWMM Ashburton Post Office, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM C/o James, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr Phineas Roberts (father), Ashburton Post Office, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Charlotte Roberts (mother), 7 Hay Street, Oriental Bay, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      25 August 1902 cough, expectoration coloured and sometimes existing wholly of blood AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded, shrapnel to hand, 8 August 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Returned to duty 2 October 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to hospital 6 November 1915, diphtheria AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Discharged to unit 15 December 1915 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Septic sores 6 December 1917 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to hospital AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Discharged to NZ Base 7 January 1918 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action 3 April 1918 GSW legs AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Working for Barron, Ruatangata before enlistment WW1.

    He was "hurriedly put onboard the troopship at Suez with only his bed clothes and a pair of boots".

    Invalided and embarked for New Zealand Port Darwin 11 July 1918

    SA1902 CC OFS TR AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 20 February 1969 AWMM
      ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
    • 20 February 1969 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Christchurch Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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
      Vol1: 620 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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