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Rex Blanchett

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  • Service number
    WWII 47151 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Arthur Rex Blanchett AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Diana - Child - 7 March 2019 - Family records
  • Forenames
    Rex AWMM
  • Surname
    Blanchett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Arthur Rex Blanchett AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 47151 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 10 July 1899 Births, Deaths and Marriages
    • 18 October 1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    18/10/1919 Public - Diana - Child - 7 March 2019 - Family records
  • Place of birth
    New Plymouth Public - Diana - Child - 7 March 2019 - Family records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 9 Hy. Regt. 11 Battery, Fort Takapuna, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Painter/ Tradesman Public - Diana - Child - 7 March 2019 - Family records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. A.R. Blanchett, Anderson St., Morrinsville (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 47151 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.24 Soldier/Military 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.24
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.24
  • 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
    24 January 1998 Probate
    Age 98 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato Probate
  • Date of death
    31/7/1983 Public - Diana - Child - 8 March 2019 - Family records
  • Age at death
    63 Public - Diana - Child - 7 May 2019 - Family records
  • Place of death
    Waikato Hospital Public - Diana - Child - 8 March 2019 - Family records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery 395 Morrinsville Road Newstead Hamilton New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    North Shore Memorial park Public - Diana - Child - 8 March 2019 - Family records
  • 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
  • References
    • 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.24 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 May 2019DianaAuckland, New ZealandChild
08 March 2019DianaAuckland, New ZealandChild
07 March 2019DianaAuckland, New ZealandChild

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