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Marshall Leonard Lamont

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Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Marshall Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Lamont AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13693 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 November 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Olivia M. Lamont (mother), Wells Street, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13693 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 Banker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Joined Bank of New Zealand on 1 May 1911 and employed at Auckland branch at time of enlistment - 11 Public - Paul - Researcher - 22 February 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives.
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John A C. and Olivia M. Lamont, of 82, Wairiki Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Text of the Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand: 'In Memoriam: The names inscribed upon this tablet are those of officers of the Bank of New Zealand who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919 waged against the nations of central Europe - Germany, Austria, Turkey and Bulgaria - who sought by force of arms to obtain world-wide dominion. In honour of their patriotism and valour. In admiration of their sacrifice. And in grateful perpetuation of their glorious and ennobling memory this monument is reverently dedicated. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.'

    Bank of New Zealand Staff Member. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Killed in action during initial phase of the Battle of Passchedaele. Public - Paul - Researcher - 22 February 2015 - Military personnel file.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XVI. D. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Memorial plaque is now located at Bank of New Zealand premises Harbour Quays, Wellington. Public - Paul - Researcher - 22 February 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Museum, Wellington.
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mount Albert War Memorial Hall, 773 New North Road, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Marshall Leonard Lamont was my Grandfather's Brother, he was killed in Action Oct 12th 1917. I have posthumous pennies issued by the King for both Marshall and his Brother William.
    Public - Lawrence Alexander - Other relative - 14 May 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 31 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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14 May 2017Lawrence AlexanderHamilton New ZealandOther relative
12 August 2015Mark XavierParnell, Auckland, New ZealandOther Relative
19 April 2015JohnNew ZealandResearcher
22 February 2015PaulWest AucklandResearcher

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