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Nelson Blake

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Portrait of Lieutenant Nelson Blake, Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve. Image kindly provided by Blake family (November 2020).

Portrait of Lieutenant Nelson Blake, Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve. Image kindly provided by Blake …

Copyright undetermined - untraced rights owner AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Blake AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 2132 AWMM
    • WWII NZ2132 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1915 Cemetery Records Cross Creek (Rimutaka For Cemetery Records
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 16 Ward St Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Student/Civilian Electoral Roll
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 March 1990 Cemetery Records
    Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Howick Cemetery Paparoa Road Howick Auckland New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Auckland, New Zealand: BAB microfilming. Microfiche publication, 4032 fiche. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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