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Full Name
Ronald James Duncan Aitchison
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Ronald James Duncan
Surname
Aitchison
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
80701
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Ann Aitchison (mother), Hampden, Otago, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hampden, Otago, New Zealand
Military District
Oamaru
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
Anti Tank Brigade
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 9
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 5
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
20Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
15 December 1943
Age at Death
39
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
XIII B 6
Memorial Name
Hampden War Memorial Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Ronald Aitchison was the son of Andrew Aitchison and of Ann Aitchison (nee Joyce) of Oamaru
Description of Image
  • Portrait from the Weekly News; 23 February 1944
  • Hampden War Memorial (photo M. Sole, 1999)
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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