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Francis Raymond Coleman

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Photograph of Francis Coleman in uniform. Image kindly provided by Graeme Coleman (June 2023).

Photograph of Francis Coleman in uniform. Image kindly provided by Graeme Coleman (June 2023).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Coleman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frank Public - Graeme - Sibling - 8 September 2021 - Family papers and military paraphernalia
  • Service number
    WWII 630954 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 August 1924 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    2 August 1924 Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family -He was my father
  • Place of birth
    Marton Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family - He was my father
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Bonny Glen, Marton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Farmer Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family - he was my father
    • Farmer near Marton Public - Graeme - Child - 25 April 2020 - Son
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Coleman, Bonny Glen, Marton (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Married Elizabeth Ailsa Dashwood - 6 May 1950 Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.20 Farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.20
    MartonRangitikei 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.20
  • 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
    6 March 1998 AWMM
  • Date of death
    6 March 1998 Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family
  • Age at death
    73 Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family
  • Place of death
    Wanganui Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - In Wanganui Hospital
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Mount View Cemetery, Marton Public - Graeme John - Child - 19 April 2018 - Family
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245)
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R22440245
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.20 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.28 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
03 February 2022GraemeMount MaunganuiChild
19 April 2018Graeme JohnTAURANGAChild

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