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Full Name
Roland Arnold
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Roland
Surname
Arnold
Also Known As
Ronald
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/883
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Robert Arnold, Godlington, Bedford, England
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
  • Otira, West Coast, New Zealand
  • Otira, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
20
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 13th (North Canterbury and Westland) Company
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
18 September 1915
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
B. XII. 1.
Biographical Notes
Roland Arnold was the husband of Florence Emily Arnold, of 18 Beaconsfield street, Bedford, England.
Additional Information
Name is recorded as Roland Arnold in Nominal Rolls, as Ronald Arnold in Archives New Zealand
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z., David Bateman.
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