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Roy Leslie Donaldson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Donaldson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26818 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 May 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RaglanRaglan Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Donaldson (mother), Raglan, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26818 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 Accountant/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' 4" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      130 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 December 1916; joined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 12 January 1917.
    Admitted to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 14 March 1917 (mumps); discharged to duty, 31 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 3 April 1917.
    Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wounds, face, left hand: multiple), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 2/1 East Lancashire Field Ambulance; discharged to duty, 18 October 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 1 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 20 January 1918.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 2 May 1918 (inflamed cervical gland); transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 4 May 1918; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen; discharged to Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 23 May 1918; to No 11 Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 25 May 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 25 January 1919; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 5 August 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 66 days (of which 2 years 164 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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