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Richard Edwin Spooner

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Spooner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 49636 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 February 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    16 February 1920 Public - Vivienne - Direct descendant - 2 January 2018 - Family records
  • Place of birth
    Martinborough, NZ Public - Vivienne - Direct descendant - 2 January 2018 - Family records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Ngawaha, Martinborough AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Ngawaha, Martinborough AWMM
    • Address should read, "Ngawaka, Martinborough" Public - Vivienne - Direct descendant - 2 January 2018 - Live at the same address.
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Vivienne - Direct descendant - 2 January 2018 - Daughter
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M.A. Spooner, c/o. E. Trounson, R.D., Featherston (sister-in-law) AWMM
    • WW2 Miss M.A. Spooner, c/o E. Trounson, R.D., Featherston (s) AWMM
    • The next of kin should read "Miss M.A.Spooner" who was his sister not his sister in law. Public - Vivienne - Direct descendant - 2 January 2018 - She was my aunt. He had no other siblings and both his parents were deceased prior to WW2
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 49636 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    18 June 2009 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Martinborough Cemetery, Martinborough, South Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Services Block 4, Plot 293 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.132 AWMM
    • 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.374 AWMM

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02 January 2018VivienneNew ZealandDirect descendant

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