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Rex Edward Wood

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Portrait of Rex Edward Wood (left) next to unknown serviceman, Second World War. Date unknown. Image kindly provided by Kieron Wood (November 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Rex Edward Wood (left) next to unknown serviceman, Second World War. Date unknown. Image …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rex Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ5987 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1924 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Kolombangara AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ5987 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
  • 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
    31 December 1973 AWMM
  • 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
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465792) AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM

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