DOSSETT , Roland Daniel
(Service number 13/2223)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 19 February 1893 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 7 Market Street, Dunedin
Occupation Salesman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin H. C. DOSSETT (father), Pleasant Point, Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 11 December 1961 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 8, Plot 330
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Roland Daniel DOSSETT was the son of Henry Charles and Catherine (Kate, nee HORGAN) DOSSETT. Two brothers of Roland served in WWI - Frederick John and Henry Charles.


NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5537 0034880) [18 March 2015];

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