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Archibald McColl Larmond Baxter

  • Service number
    WWI 47814 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter AWMM
    • Archibald Baxter AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 9 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 69), Page: 9 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Archibald McColl Larmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Baxter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter AWMM
    • Archibald Baxter AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 47814 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    13 December 1881 Public - Martin - 17 February 2016 - http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b19/baxter-archibald-mccoll-learmond
  • Place of birth
    Saddle Hill, Otago, New Zealand Public - Martin - 17 February 2016 - http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b19/baxter-archibald-mccoll-learmond
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer Public - Martin - 17 February 2016 - http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b19/baxter-archibald-mccoll-learmond
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 John Baxter (father), Brighton, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 47814 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 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    • Following the introduction of military conscription in November 1916, Baxter was quickly balloted an Public - Martin - 17 February 2016 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/people/archibald-baxter
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Head Ploughman at Gladbrook Station Public - Martin - 17 February 2016 - http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b19/baxter-archibald-mccoll-learmond
  • 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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    • Conscientious objector:

      Father of poet James K Baxter

      Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Baxter, Archibald McColl Larmond AWMM
    • Baxter is author of "We will not cease". A record of his story as a conscientious objector during WW1 and the brutality he suffered for his views. Public - Allan Harvey - Comrade - 6 March 2015 - We will not cease, first published 1939.
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Baxter fought to the utmost against the power of the military machine during WW1. He never enlisted but was a conscientious objector for all his life. Baxter records the violence used against him, and 13 others, in "We will not cease". I find it objectionable that his name appears here in a manner that is totally silent of the atrocities he and others suffered at the hands of the New Zealand military machine. Archie Baxter hoped to see the abolition of all war. May we all work towards that end.
    Public - Allan Harvey - Comrade - 6 March 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 9 AWMM
    • Baxter, A. (1980). We will not cease. Whatamongo Bay, New Zealand: Cape Catley. AWMM
    • Grant, D. (c.2008). Field punishment no. 1 : Archibald Baxter, Mark Briggs & New Zealand's anti-militarist tradition. Wellkngton, N.Z.: Steele Roberts). AWMM
    • Dapin, M. (ed). (2013). From the trenches : the best Anzac writing of World War One. Melbourne, Australia: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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