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James Edwin Comber

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Comber AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 29217 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    7 January 1921 Public - Colin Michael - Child - 25 April 2018 - Familial knowledge
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 3 High St., St. Kilda, Dunedin S.W. 2 AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Public Servant - Accountant Public - Colin Michael - Child - 25 April 2018 - Familial knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. J.F. Comber, care of Nurse Chute, 84 Grey Rd., Timaru (wife) AWMM
    • Jean Comber (nee Falconer) 6.7.1922 - 16.6.1988 Public - Colin Michael - Child - 25 April 2018 - Familial knowledge
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 29217 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 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.95 Electroplate finisher 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.95
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.95
  • 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
  • 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

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  • External links
  • References
    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.95 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018Colin MichaelNew Plymouth, New ZealandChild

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