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Harold Frederick Thomas Coombs

  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2982 AWMM
    • WWII 2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Frederick Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Coombs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2982 AWMM
    • WWII 2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    24 July 1921 Public - Alan Brendon - Child - 19 July 2023 - Family history.
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch NZ Public - Alan Brendon - Child - 19 July 2023 - Family history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 113 Bay View Rd, St Kilda, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harold Frederick Coombs- father Public - Alan Brendon - Child - 19 July 2023 - Family history
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ2982 AWMM
    • WWII 2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2982 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
  • 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

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  • External links
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R21346617
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM
    • Personnel - War service - Required for Royal Navy - Special requirements [Navy East Indies China], Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R21465684) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 July 2023Alan BrendonChristchurch, NZChild

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