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Beth Tietjens

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Portrait of WAAF/WAAC Beth Tietjens (W3261) in uniform. Image kindly provided by Janet Wade (September 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restriction.

Portrait of WAAF/WAAC Beth Tietjens (W3261) in uniform. Image kindly provided by Janet Wade (Septemb …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Beth AWMM
  • Surname
    Tietjens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Beth Wade AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII W3261 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 February 1924 AWMM Frankton JunctionWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 19 Mako Mako Street, Frankton Junction AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr H. J. Tietjens AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1949 AWMM Married/Post WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Beth Wade (nee Tietjens) was a WAAF and a WAAC based at Papakura.

    She married William Wade (Royal Navy Service No. 327647) in 1949. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 1997 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton East Cemetery AWMM Plot 88-K-24 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    “Beth had served in the WAAF’s during the war, and although the Second World War was a long time ago, Bill and Beth showed the qualities we think of as “Anzac spirit” throughout the rest of their lives, and particularly as their lives came to a close.

    Bill and Beth won’t be out selling poppies and marching in the parades any longer, but they will be remembered especially fondly by their family each Anzac Day.” - The Wade family Eulogy to their father Bill. AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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25 September 2017JanetNew ZealandChild
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