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Richard Henry Bates

Father and Son both who both served.

Harry Bates and son (John Bates dec 2020.)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Bates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 19847 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1927 Public Source
    • 1 February 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 1927 Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
    • 01/02/1918 Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
    Passed away: 21 Sep 1997 - Brisbane, Australia Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Pukerua R.D. AWMM
    • 25 Half Mile Road, Tuatapere, Southland Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
    Sawmiller, retired and relocated to Australia Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. R.H. Bates, Pukerua R.D. (f) AWMM
    • Wife: Rena Vivienne Te Au (Bates)
      Son: Kenneth John Bates (dec 2020)
      Daughter: Ngaire Ann Bates (Still) Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Wife: Rena Vivienne Te Au (Bates) (dec 2001) Public - Karena - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Family Papers

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
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.17 Sawmiller/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.17
    InvercargillSouthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.17
  • 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
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.17 AWMM

Contributors

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25 April 2021KarenaAustraliaDirect descendant

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