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ROLAND WALLACE GUY

GUY, ROLAND WALLACE

RANK:   SERGEANT            SERIAL NO:  8/1487

UNIT:    14th COMPANY, 1st BATTALION, OTAGO INFANTRY BRIGADE

BORN:       23/11/1893          -       PALMERSTON NORTH

DIED:     18/08/1917        DIED OF WOUNDS
     
PLACE:    IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   ANDREW GUY (father), Solicitor, PALMERSTON NORTH

OCCUPATION:  FARM HAND

EMPLOYER:   J. BIBBY, ONGA ONGA

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   ‘LUNESDALE’, ONGA ONGA

HEIGHT:   5’ 10¼”        WEIGHT:    11st. 7lb.        CHEST:   33”

COMP:   FAIR        EYES:   BLUE/GREY        HAIR:  BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   BETHLEEM FARM WEST CEMETERY, 
                                      MESSINES, BELGIUM                

                           
ENLISTED:      TRENTHAM            DATE:   15/12/1914

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:  3rd 

MILITARY RECORD:
PRIOR TO ENLISTMENT FOR OVERSEAS SERVICE – RESIGNED COMMISSION
(SECOND LIEUTENANT) CANTERBURY COASTAL DEFENCE TROOPS  17/04/1914.
14/02/1915.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT 19 ‘APARIMA’.
27/03/1915.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
09/05/1915.  JOINED UNIT, OTAGO INFANTRY BRIGADE (CAPE HELLES).
08/08/1915.  WOUNDED IN ACTION, DARDANELLES.
11/08/1915.  ADMITTED 15th CASUALTY CLEARING STATION, MALTA.
20/08/1915.  ADMITTED ST. IGNATIUS HOSPITAL, MALTA.
15/09/1915.  EMBARKED FOR ENGLAND ON ‘DOVER CASTLE’.
23/09/1915.  ADMITTED S.W. IMPERIAL HOSPITAL, MANCHESTER, U.K.
18/01/1916.  ON FURLOUGH, LOURDES, FRANCE.
24/02/1916.  REPORTED AND TAKEN ON STRENGTH AT DEPOT, GREYTOWERS.
02/08/1916.  TAKEN ON STRENGTH N.Z. DEPOT, CODFORD.
11/09/1916.  ADMITTED CAMP HOSPITAL, HORNCHURCH (V.D.).
08/12/1916.  REJOINED REGIMENT OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
18/07/1917.  PROMOTED SERGEANT.
26/07/1917.  ADMITTED 51st GENERAL HOSPITAL, FRANCE (V.D.G.).
04/08/1917.  DISCHARGED TO BASE DEPOT, FRANCE.
11/08/1917.  TRANSFERRED TO 2nd BATTALION, OTAGO INFANTRY REGIMENT.
18/08/1917.  DIED OF WOUNDS, RECEIVED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD,
BELGIUM.