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Lawrence Robert Grooby

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Riwaka Memorial Reserve, name panels on gate posts - No known copyright restrictions

Riwaka Memorial Reserve, name panels on gate posts - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Grooby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 58408 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1894 AWMM MoutereTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E. Grooby (father), Brooklyn, Motueka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 58408 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Malaria AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edward and Elizabeth Grooby, of Umukuri, Nelson AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel AWMM BB. 42. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Riwaka Memorial Reserve, corner of State Highway 60 and School Road, Riwaka, Tasman District AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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22 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunu New ZealandResearcher

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