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Albert James Leonard Herbert



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert James Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Herbert AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 437459 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 January 1922 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Waitara Rd., Waitara AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. L.R. Herbert, c/o Mrs. W. Bint, Princess St., Waitara (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.43 Cheese maker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.43
    New PlymouthTaranaki 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.43
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    2 February 2019 Death Notice
    TaranakiNew Zealand Death Notice
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Published in the Waikato Times, from 4th Feb to 6 Feb 2019.
    "HERBERT, Albert James Leonard (Jim):
    (Service No 437459, Cpl, 22nd Batt, 2NZEF). Passed away peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital, on Saturday 2nd February 2019, aged 97 years. Dearly loved husband of Louie, for 75 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Russell (dec) and Iris (Rotorua), Colin (dec) and Gail (Bell Block), David and Merilyn (Pio Pio), and Sharin and Brian Tylee (Te Pahu). Dearly loved grandfather to ten grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to all the Maida Vale team for their love and care for Jim. All messages may be sent to "The Herbert Family", c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. A service for Jim will be held at The Chapel of W. Abraham, 366 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, on Thursday, 7th February, 2019, at 2:00pm, followed by a private cremation." AWMM
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  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.43 AWMM

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