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Ronald Douglas Overton

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 2 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Overton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9103 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 9 Sydney Street, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Overton (wife), 9 Sydney Street, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9103 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ronald Overton was born in England. He had lived in New Zealand 61 years.

    The Weekly News records Ronald Overton as killed in action. He was in fact taken a POW on Crete. He survived the war. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 December 1981 AWMM
    Age 67 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Block 134 . Plot 69 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 138 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM