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Rupert Henry Meredith

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From Grandpa Meredith's Keepsake Box

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Meredith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 21665 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1898 BDM Online
    • 1 December 1898 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1 December, 1898 Public - Marie - Other Relative - 31 August 2015 - Family papers. Have celebrated his birthday in my childhood as I am his grandaughter.
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Marie - Other Relative - 31 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Onehunga Auckland. Son of Walter Algernon Meredith and Martha Matilda Meredith nee Everitt Public - Marie - Other Relative - 31 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 1940 AWMM 24 Enfield Street, Mount Eden AWMM
    • WW2 1944 AWMM 24 Enfield Street, Mount Eden AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs L.D. Meredith (wife), Otuinoetai, via Tauranga AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs L.D. Meredith (wife), Otuinoetai, via Tauranga AWMM
    • WW2 next of kin was father Walter Algernon Meredith who he
      lived with at 7 Atkinson Ave Otahuhu. Public - Marie - Other Relative - 31 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
      Mrs L.D. Meredith AWMM
    • 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • Married Mercia Margaret Meredith in 1924 she died 1931.
      Married Phyllis Violet Denyer nee Dare in 1947 Had daughters Gail Phyllis 9 Feb 1948. deceased 2011 Sandra Helen 29 September, 1949, deceased Public - Marie - Other Relative - 31 August 2015 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 21665 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Family sources inform us that his address at enlistment was 7 Atkinson Avenue, Otahuhu. He married Mercia Morrow in 1924 and she died in 1931. He remarried Phyllis Violet Dare in 1946.( Source: Family source, 25/08/2015) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 June 1975 Cemetery Record
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 2, Block F, Lot no 14 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Rupert Henry Meredith is my 4th Cousin 1x Removed. I live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and have been doing family research for years.
    Public - Theresa - Other relative - 22 May 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p. 128 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.84 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
11 November 2020DanielBrisbane, AustraliaDirect descendant
22 May 2017TheresaCalgaryOther relative
31 August 2015Marie New ZealandOther Relative

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