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Denis Cecil Land

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Denis Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Land AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 25232 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 June 1910 Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 19 May 2021 - Birth Cert
  • Place of birth
    Derby, England Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 19 May 2021 - Birth Cert
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Rural Delivery, Paeroa AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM R.D., Paeroa AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Office - Bothwicks Freezing Works Waingawa (Masterton) Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 19 May 2021 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. A.M. Land, Rural Delivery, Paeroa (wife) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. A.M. Land, R.D., Paeroa (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1939 - 45 Star
    Africa Star and 8th Army Clasp
    Italy Star
    Defence Medal
    War Medal 1939 - 45
    NZ War Service Medal Public - Michael - Direct descendant - 20 May 2021 - Family Papers

Training and Enlistment

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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
    20 March 1980 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • 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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.263 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.198 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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20 May 2021MichaelWellingtonDirect descendant

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