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Roderic Angus McKinnon

Name panels , 1914-1918, (1 panel Libeau - Worthing) Cambridge War Memorial, New Zealand. (Photo G.A. Fortune 1999) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roderic Angus AWMM
  • Surname
    McKinnon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23931 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    13 August 1884 Public - Donald J - Direct descendant - 9 February 2018 - Family History File
  • Place of birth
    Kaipaki Public - Donald J - Direct descendant - 9 February 2018 - Family History File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Rotorangi Public - Donald J - Direct descendant - 9 February 2018 - Family History File
  • Post war occupation
    Teacher Public - Donald J - Direct descendant - 9 February 2018 - Family History File
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. McKinnon (wife), Rotorangi, Cambridge, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23931 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 School teacher/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Donald and Margaret McKinnon, of Putaruru; husband of Marjory McKinnon, of 68 Albert St., Hamilton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ploegsteert Wood Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM I. AA. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Cambridge War Memorial, Queen Street, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hautapu RSA Memorial 1914-1918 and 1939-1945, Leamington, Cambridge AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War One War Memorials AWMM
    • Cambridge World War One War Memorials AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 2 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
09 February 2018Donald JPutaruru, Waikato, New ZealandDirect descendant
15 April 2015CraigWellington, NZOther Relative
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