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Victor Wyatt Anderton

  • Service number
    810669 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • This is correct as listed on the Maori Battalion Roll Public - Brian Anthony - Researcher - 22 March 2015 - Roll of Honour for Maori Battalion
      Maori Battalion Website

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Wyatt AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    810669 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 June 1918 Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
  • Place of birth
    Hinuera, Matamata, New Zealand Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
  • Birth notes
    Son of William Ernest Anderton 1886-1953 and May Maud Anderton 1884-1956 Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Riverhead, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.M. Anderton (mother), Riverhead, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM
    • May Maud Anderton Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • This is correct as listed on the Maori Battalion Roll Public - Brian Anthony - Researcher - 22 March 2015 - Roll of Honour for Maori Battalion
      Maori Battalion Website
  • Campaign
    • British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
    • This needs to be checked as he would be too old for WW2 Public - Brian Anthony - Researcher - 22 March 2015 - Common sense - someone has made a typing error, or there is a person of the same name who fought in the Taranaki War
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    810669 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    8 September 1979 • New Zealand Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    • Waikumete Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
    • this will have to checked Public - gloria - Direct descendant - 6 November 2016 - self
    • Hobsonville Church and Settlers' Cemetery
      1 Scott Road, Hobsonville, Auckland Public - Rachel Erena Anne - Other relative - 21 July 2019 - Primary Source
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 6 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
21 July 2019Rachel Erena AnneHobsonville, Auckland, New ZealandOther relative
06 November 2016gloria ak nzDirect descendant
22 March 2015Brian AnthonyAuckland NZResearcher
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