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Walter Alfred Smith

Group Photo, WW1, Auckland Sub-Lieutenants of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who are attending the Royal Naval College Greenwich. From left to right : Back row – J.T. Merry , H.A. Le Pine , R. Philson , G. S. Reid , W.I. Nolan , W.R. Ingram V.W. Back, L. Jenkinson, T. C. Webster. Middle row – E.C. Alexander, A.E. Choyce, C. Reston, T.E. LeHoquet, W.A .Smith, J. C. Hewson, S, H. G. McIlveen, C. Freyberg, Front row - A. V. Swales, D. V. Hanna, Lieutenant J. O. Ingram R.N.R. Capt W. H. Montanaro, R.N.R. Lieut. W.J. Le Lacheur (members of the college staff) C. Leys, C.F. Foote, and R.P.H. Mays. (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number ABX 0015. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

Group Photo, WW1, Auckland Sub-Lieutenants of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who are attending th …

Identity

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    Walter Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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    WW2 80 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, Lower Hutt AWMM
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Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 11 November 1916 AWMM
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  • Promoted to Lieutenant 11 November 1917

    Reported as serving in the RNR in September 1918

    Did not embark overseas. Prospective Discharge Date 11/06/1945 (Source: Personnel - Demobilisation R21465794) AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    National Archives (UK). Military History resources.
    http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/militaryhistory/?WT.ac=MHhomepage
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 22 AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
      National Archives (UK), Kew AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
      Attestation papers are held at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton AWMM
    • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press. AWMM

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