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Edward Denis Blundell

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Image of memorial stone at Purewa Cemetery provided by Paul F. Baker November 2011. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Denis AWMM
  • Surname
    Blundell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Denis AWMM
  • Service number
    4038 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1907 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Heretaunga, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.P.E. Blundell (father), Heretaunga, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of June Halligan

    Educated at Waitaki Boys High School and Cambridge University

    Served with the 19 Wellington Battalion 1939-1944

    Brigade Major with the 5 New Zealand Infantry Brigade 1943-1944

    Officer in charge of the 23 Battalion

    Governor General of New Zealand 1972 - 1977, the first New Zealand resident to hold the job.

    Known as Denis. Location of memorial stone at Purewa not confirmed - not on web index. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1984 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    TownsvilleQueensland AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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