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Roland Edward Hildreth

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roland Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Hildreth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ronald AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1893 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 August 1915 AWMM Pukeatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Hildreth (mother), Putaruru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

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
    WW1 20 August 1915 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded, France October 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Sick December 1916 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Mary (Nan) Hildreth

    Two sons, brothers served in WW1 Roland Hildreth (13/2333) kia and Richard Hildreth (13/2332).

    Name is recorded as Ronald in Nominal Rolls, and as Roland in Archives New Zealand and CWGC. Information on a postcard sent by Hildreth, dated 21 October 1915 to Mable & Will, he travelled on the Aparima for the voyage to Egypt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France AWMM I. Y. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pukeatua War Memorial Church and obelisk, Pukeatua, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Our father was named after you. He was Norman Roland Hunt and was in WW2. Today we remember you both. RIP Love Jenny.
    Public - Jeanette Mary - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 329 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
28 May 2015DavidHamilton, NZOther Relative
25 April 2015Jeanette MaryTaupiri New ZealandOther Relative
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