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Oscar John Kendall

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oscar John AWMM
  • Surname
    Kendall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 536183 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Apr 1909 Essex Record Office EssexEngland Essex Record Office
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM 6 Namata Rd., Onehunga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. T. Kendall, 6 Namata Rd., Onehunga (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    Thelma Frances McGrath AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 536183 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.215 Painter 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.215
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.215
  • 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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  • London born, Oscar Kendall lived in Onehunga before enlisting for war service. He was a private in the 29 Battalion Infrantry Unit and served in the Pacific between December 1942 and June 1944. He made a series of watercolours of the Solomon Islands campaign. Kendall is also known for his paintings of Auckland yachts. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1969 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium Meadowbank Auckland New Zealand AWMM
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  • 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. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.215 AWMM

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