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Robert Francis Aitken

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14044 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Aitken (father), Opihi, Pleasant Point, via Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14044 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 Farm hand/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert and Barbara Aitken, of Pleasant Point, Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 April 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France AWMM I. H. 39 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hazelburn War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM
    • Pleasant Point War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM
    • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM

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  • Great Uncle Bert I had the honour of visiting your grave in Martinsart in 2009, perhaps the only Aitken to have done so. You, and your sacrifice, are not forgotten. Rest in peace. Graeme Aitken
    Public - Graeme - Other Relative - 16 April 2015
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Sources

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Contributors

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16 April 2015GraemeChristchurchOther Relative

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