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Norman Charles Newport

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Newport AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    231601 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 February 1941 BDM 2023/11696
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 2023 BDM 2023/11696
    Age 82 AWMM
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  • Obituary
    NEWPORT, Norman Charles (Charlie):
    231601, LCPL, 1RNZIR.
    At home on April 16, 2023. Loved and loving husband of Jan, father of Sandie, and Angela (Brisbane). Grandfather of Emma, Ashleigh, Jakob and Logan Bennett; Grace and Louis Tobin (Brisbane); also great-grandfather of Isla and Harlan.
    A businessman, power boater, classic bike rider, classic car driver, and rabbit breeder now at rest.

    Published by Nelson Mail on Apr. 20, 2023. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 18 May-1 October 1965, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.151-156 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information kindly provided by the New Zealand Malaya Veterans Association. AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • Medals and Stars - General Service Medals Borneo - Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R12456000) AWMM

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