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Albert John Duke Blackwood

Portrait of Albert John Duke Blackwood. Image kindly provided by Deirdre Cooper (April 2021).

Portrait of Albert John Duke Blackwood. Image kindly provided by Deirdre Cooper (April 2021).

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert John Duke AWMM
  • Surname
    Blackwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Albert John AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 3/25/254 AWMM
    • WWII 3/18/416 AWMM
    • WWI 91109 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 August 1898 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Julia Blackwood, Caversham Road (mother) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs Ada Blackwood (wife), 174 South Road, Caversham, Dunedin AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWII AWMM
    Ada Blackwood AWMM


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
    Cook/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 July 1940 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    17 April 1942 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    Burn on Left leg AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Entered camp in October 1918 for service during the First World War, and then subsequently demobilised. Did not embark overseas during First and Second World War. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    6 June 1961 AWMM
    DunedinOtago 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



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  • External links
  • References
    Military Personnel file AWMM


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22 April 2021DeidreAucklandOther

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