Topic: Roland Carlson

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Roland Carlson
Date of Birth: 25 December 1893
Serial number: 57028 
Occupation before enlistment: Farmer
First known rank: Rifleman
Embarkation date: 26 July 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: Reinforcements J Company
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: Somme, France
Date of Death: 5 April 1918
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, France.
Memorial in Archer St, Queen Elizabeth Park, Masterton

Biographical notes:

Only son of Mrs Mary Carlson and the late Mr C Carlson, of Kaituna, Waingawa, Masterton, New Zealand


Student researcher: Andrew Higgs and Angie Godden (2009)



Roland Carlson

First Names:Roland
Last Name:Carlson
Place of Birth:Kaituna, Masterton, NZ