Reginald Everard Romans

Male 1909 - 1943  (34 years)


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  • Name Reginald Everard Romans 
    Born 10 Sep 1909  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID 29632C0F01864EC5AD4BCB8EAE09BC97BC2E 
    Died 19 Dec 1943  Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Buried Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Address:
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Contrada Sentinella, 66020 Torino di  
    Person ID I3099  Treefive
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2014 

    Father Henry George Romans,   b. 9 Feb 1851, Avoca, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1945, Arrowtown, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth White Travis,   b. 25 Oct 1864, Invercargill, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1938, Arrowtown, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1888  Dunedin, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • Lieutenant Colonel Reginald Romans was the Commanding Officer of 23 Battalion from July 1942 until December 1943. He was badly injured in a Land Mine Explosion which he recovered from only to be killed in action at Casino, Italy. He was Mentioned in Despatches and was awarded the D S O. His military service is remembered on the Wakatipu High School Memorial and the Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945.

      Reginald's girlfriend was Francesca Bergin, who married Reginald's brother Ray in 1946.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4249] DTH642 Romans, Reginald Everard, Reginald Everard Romans.

    2. [S4263] TRE Romans, Henry George - Research Summary, TRE145., Kept record of family birthdays etc.

    3. [S1593] BIR Birth Index New Zealand on-line, Reginald Everard Romans; 10965; 1909.

    4. [S4247] Ancestry.com New Zealand, Death Index, 1848-1964, 1939: Reginald Everard Romans.

    5. [S3309] DTH Death Index New Zealand, Reginald Everard Romans; 53419; 1945.

    6. [S4267] DTH643 Death Romans, Reginald, DTH643., Reginald Everard Romans.