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Rupert William Laing

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Laing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4032 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 February 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra NapierHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Laing (mother), Courtenay Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4032 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Banker/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 4 March 1916; disembarked Suez, 10 April 1916.
    Embarked Port Said, 13 April 1916; attached to strength, NZ Infantry Depot, Etaples, 24 April 1916.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 19 July 1916.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 26 July 1916; rejoined Bn from leave, 8 August 1917.
    On leave to Paris, 6 January 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 16 January 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 24 August 1918; rejoined Bn, 12 September 1918.
    Detached to United Kingdom, 28 January 1919; marched in to Depot, Sling Camp, 3 February 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Northumberland', 28 March 1919; discharged, 7 June 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 204 days (of which 3 years 68 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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