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Rowland Wallace Hill

Group shot of 26th Mounted Rifles, NZ Expeditionary Forces. 1917. Trooper Maurice Davis (s/n 43189) of third row, right hand side.  Image kindly provided by family. Image has no known copyrigh restrictions.

Group shot of 26th Mounted Rifles, NZ Expeditionary Forces. 1917. Trooper Maurice Davis (s/n 43189) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rowland Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Hill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 43182 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    4 March 1871 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Military File
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Broadway (sister), Post-office, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 43182 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 Miner/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Moeraki then transhipped to "Port Lincoln" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM
    • Born Nelson.

      Employed as a Miner at Raglan Coal Company at enlistment date of 13 November 1916.

      Served Egypt (1917-1918).

      Invalided home to New Zealand - 29 August 1918 - aboard SS 'Wiltshire'.
      Discharged from NZEF 6 January 1919.

      Remembered at his birth place of New Zealand - on the Nelson World War 1 'Wall of Remembrance' at Founders Park, Nelson City. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Military File and Nelson WW1 Wall of Remembrance Researcher.
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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