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Wi Nira Edwards

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wi Nira AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67407 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 4 Millers Street, Dannevirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Edwards (wife), Muhunoa West, Ohau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67407 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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wi Edwards was the son of Walter George Edwards and of Heni Edwards (nee Barrett), of Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand; husband of Helen Edwards, of Dannevirke. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Assisi War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. H, 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 13: WW2 37 AWMM