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Desmond Lorraine Timbrell

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Portrait of Corporal Desmond Lorraine Timbrell (294861). Image courtesy of Dave Timbrell. This image may be subject to copyright.
Portrait of Corporal Desmond Lorraine Timbrell (294861). Ima … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Lorraine AWMM
  • Surname
    Timbrell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tim AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 294861 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    3 September 1943 AWMM
    Invasion of Italy AWMM
    Allied invasion of Italy, was the Allied landing on mainland Italy on September 3, 1943 AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 294861 AWMM
  • Military service
    Divisional Signals, 18th Armoured Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Trainee teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    May 2007 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.399 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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