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Herbert Merton Kingsford

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Merton AWMM
  • Surname
    Kingsford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23044 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
    • WW2 Baird Street AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Baird St., Otahuhu AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs C. Kingsford, Rural Delivery, Cave.South Canterbury (Mother) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. C. Kingsford, Baird St., Otahuhu (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

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
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1994 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Herb was an old friend , we spent a lot of time fishing up north at Wollies Bay,
    He did not talk a lot about the war, however what he did tell me was moving, he somehow during being fired apon lost contact with his unit during exchanging fire in the dessert, getting close to night fall he realised he couldnt get back and had to spend the night alone under the stars, thankfully he got back with his mates in the morning, miss you old mate rip Herb
    Public - Peter - Friend - 28 July 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.257 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.130 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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