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Averal James Apted

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 7 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Averal James AWMM
  • Surname
    Apted AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45809 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 February 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra LondonEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Apted (wife). 15 Mornington Road, Regents Park, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45809 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Stationhand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      160 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 August 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 October 1917; posted to 11th Company, 3rd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 8 October 1917.
    Detached to School of Instruction, 3 December 1917; rejoined Bn from School, 16 December 1917.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 6 February 1918 (ulcer, right hand); transferred to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 7 February 1918; to 18th General Hospital, 12 February 1918 (abscess, right hand: severe); transferred to England, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 22 February 1918; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 5 March 1918; discharged on furlough, 11 July 1918, to report to NZ Discharge Depot, Torquay, 26 July 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HMNZT 'Remuera', 7 September 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active service), 29 May 1919.

    Parents: James and Alice Jane APTED (both b. England) AWMM
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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



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