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Walker Culling Brunton

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  • Service number
    26654 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Walter AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Silverdale War Memorial 1939-1945, 2157 East Coast Road, Silverdale 0993. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walker Culling AWMM
  • Surname
    Brunton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Walter AWMM
  • Service number
    26654 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    • March 27, 1906 Public - Dulcie - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - New Zealand Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
    • Register of Birth 1906/10059 Public - Dulcie - Other Relative - 23 April 2015 - Register of Birth 1906/10059
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Driver/Military AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Kaukapakapa, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Brunton (mother), Kaukapakapa, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26654 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    29 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Herbert William and Sarah Ann Brunton, of Hatuma, Hawke's Bay

    Listed as Walker Culling Brunton by CWGC and also the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Listed as Walter on Nominal Roll 3. Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs S. Brunton and by CWGC as son of Herbert William and Sarah Ann Brunton, of Hatuma, Hawke's Bay AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    36 AWMM
  • Date of death
    27 October 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Zealand V. G. 6. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Dear Walker, I am your youngest brother Earl's daughter Angela. I would like you to know that I have thought of you over my lifetime, and that both you and Mervyn have not been forgotten. I would like to say thank-you for what you did for our Country, and you will always be remembered.
    Public - Angela - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
  • ' Lest We Forget '
    Public - Dulcie - Other Relative - 22 April 2015

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2016RoselindParaparaumuDirect descendant
25 April 2015AngelaPoriruaOther Relative
22 April 2015DulcieAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative