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Raymond Claude Wells

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Photograph of Raymond Wells in uniform. Image kindly provided by Angelique Perak (June 2024)

Photograph of Raymond Wells in uniform. Image kindly provided by Angelique Perak (June 2024)

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Wells AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ436198 AWMM
    • WWII 436198 AWMM
    • WWII 618024 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1923 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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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    24 April 1943 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Husband of Fraces Rae Wells (nee Grant). Father of Raewyn and Heather.

    Served in the New Zealand Army Territorial Force from 19 Jun 1941 to 23 Apr 1943.

    While with the RNZAF he served at Espiritu Santo and Guadalcanal. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 December 2000 AWMM
    Age 76 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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