Herbert Lester Humm 14 August 1931 - 21 October 1955 Key details Contribute › Service number817039 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHerbert Lester AWMM SurnameHumm AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number817039 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth14 August 1931 AWMM Place of birthChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number817039 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Embarkation body Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental DeathCause of Death AWMMAccidental death on active service AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Served with Kayforce 1954-55Died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on 16 October 1955"By the time the company [10 Company, RNZASC] was formally disbanded on 15 May 1956, its total task 'mileage' in Korea had topped the 9.6 million kilometre mark. It had also suffered one further casualty: Driver H.L. Humm died as a result of injuries he sustained in an accident on 16 October 1955." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 358) AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death21 October 1955 AWMM Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations CemeteryPusanKorea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumHall of Memories. KoreaMalaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Herbert Lester Humm by laying a poppy. Charles Thomas Humm Harry Edward Humm Herbert Lester Humm Percival Humm Ronald Amos Humm Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Herbert Lester Humm Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 10 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1943 to 31st March, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 358, 372, 405. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.