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Laurence Henry Evans

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 43), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Laurence Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Evans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 29984 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 May 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.H. Evans (father), Richmond Terrace, New Brighton, Christchurch, 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 29984 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 Motor Mechanic/Military 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' 7.5" 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, 16 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1916, and marched into Sling Camp and reverted to ranks.
    Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, Codford, and posted to 8th Company, 30 March 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 May 1917.
    Wounded in action, 2 October 1917 (gun shot wound, right hand), and admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred same day to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; to 12th General Hospital, 4 October 1917. Transferred to England, 12 October 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 14 October 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 12 November 1917.
    Classified as unfit by Medical Board, 28 January 1918, and placed on NZ Roll.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board 'Maunganui', 2 February 1918; discharged (no longer fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 17 May 1918.
    Total war service: 1 year 323 days (of which 1 year 155 days was 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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