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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 provided by Murray Furness (February 2018). I …

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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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20 February 2018MurrayNZChild
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