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Andrew James Aitken

Portrait of Trooper Andrew James Aitken, Auckland Weekly News, 12 September 1918. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19180912-41-31. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Trooper Andrew James Aitken, Auckland Weekly News, 12 September 1918. Auckland Libraries …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew James AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 35854 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs W. Aitken, sen. (mother), Opunake, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35854 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 Grocer/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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Acute cellulitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William and Sarah Aitken.

    Moeraki then transfer to Port Sydney at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM O. 216 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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