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Raymond Jack Furness

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Portrait of Raymond Jack Furness, c.1941. Image kindly provided by Murray Furness (February 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
Portrait of Raymond Jack Furness, c.1941. Image kindly provi … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Furness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 66684 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 March 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
    25 March 1920 Public - Murray - Child - 14 November 2017 - Family records
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Murray - Child - 14 November 2017 - Family records
  • Birth notes
    Middle child of Henry John FURNESS and Clara Amelia PROBERT Public - Murray - Child - 14 November 2017 - Family records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 90 Arney Rd., Remuera, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Post & Telegraph Dept, N Z Post Office, Clerk Public - Murray - Child - 14 November 2017 - Family and own records
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. C.A. Furness, 90 Arney Rd., Remuera, Auckland (m) 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 66684 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.75 Civil servant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.75
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.75
  • 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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  • Mentioned in "Khaki Angels: Kiwi Stretcher-bearers in the First and Second World Wars" written by Brendan O'Carroll, 2009, pages 96,131, 133 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 November 2017 AWMM
  • 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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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.75 AWMM

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14 November 2017MurrayAuckland, NZChild
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