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Lawrence Charles Baigent

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lawrence Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Baigent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3022 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 13 April 1896 AWMM
    • 5 April 1896 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WakefieldNelson Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Arthur Baigent (father), Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 April 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/3022 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      130 lb AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. left forearm with fract, radius and ulna Pension: 12/6 Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted with rank of private, New Zealand Medical Corps, Nelson, 7 December 1916; Marched in and posted to 25th Reinforcements, Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt, 8 January 1917. Transferred to Featherston Detail, New Zealand Medical Corps, Featherston Camp, Wairarapa, 2 March 1917. Admitted to camp hospital, 18 March 1917 (influenza); discharged from camp hospital, 22 March 1917. Transferred to Awapuni Camp, Palmerston North, 2 April 1917. Proceeded overseas from Wellington with 25th Reinforcements on board HMNZT 'Tofua', 26 April 1917.

    Disembarked Devonport, England, marched in to Sling Camp and taken on strength New Zealand Medical Corps Reserve Group, 20 July 1917.

    Marched in and taken on strength, No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 30 August 1917.

    Admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 3 September 1917 (measles); discharged to sick leave, 27 September 1917.

    Admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 13 November 1917 (measles); discharged and returned to duty, 4 December 1917.

    Struck off strength from No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, and marched in to New Zealand Medical Corps Replacement Depot, Ewshott, 9 January 1918.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 February 1918; disembarked and marched in to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 2 March 1918.

    Joined New Zealand Division in the field and posted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 9 March 1918.
    Wounded in action, admitted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 4 November 1918 (gun shot wound, left forearm); transferred to No 1 South African General Hospital, Abbeville, 6 November 1918; evacuated to England on board hospital ship, 9 November 1918; admitted to No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhurst, England, 11 November 1918.

    Commenced return to New Zealand from Southampton, England, on board HMNZHS 'Marama', 19 December 1918.

    Disembarked in Lyttleton, New Zealand, and proceeded to Nelson for 28 days' treatment as a hospital outpatient, 30 January 1919.

    Discharged as permanently unfit for war service on account of wounds received in action, Nelson, 11 March 1919.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Wakefield AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    1977 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      62: 27 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
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