Rupert William AWMM
Also known as
WWI 12/4032 AWMM
5 February 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Napier
, Hawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Mrs W. Laing (mother), Courtenay Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
140 lb AWMM
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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