Herbert Lester Humm Born 14 August 1931 - Died 21 October 1955 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number817039 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankDriver AWMMRoyal New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 birthChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesChristchurch, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation 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 service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause 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 nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-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.