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Walter Edwin Glew

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Glew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ4277 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 June 1923 Mangere Historical Society NapierHawkes Bay Mangere Historical Society
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  • 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
  • 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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  • Brothers Alan Earnest (NZ7578), Colin Douglas (?), Raymond Melrose(?) and Walter Edwin (4277) all served in WW2


    Son of Archibald Walter William Glew and Laura Glenny Bilham (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    Husband of Marie Kalisi Pierard, married on 10 September 1949 (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    Attended Mangere Bridge School and Seddon Memorial Tech (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    27 March 1976 Mangere Historical Society
    HamiltonWaikato Mangere Historical Society
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  • Age at death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. 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

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