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Benjamin Alfred Handley Commins

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin Alfred Handley AWMM
  • Surname
    Commins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 455549 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 April 1922 BDM 1993/31362
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Parua Bay Rd, Whangarei AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Flora Mary Commins (mother), Parua Bay Rd, Whangarei AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 455549 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.40 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.40
    WhangareiNorthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.40
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 March 1993 BDM 1993/31362
    Age 70 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Paihia Cemetery, Paihia. Bay of Islands AWMM RSA Ash Berms, Block A, Plot 13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.40. AWMM

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