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Aubrey Huia Balzer

Son of Ellen Tuparahaki Balzer (nee Hunt) and Walter Gordon Balzer (24549) of Whakarewarewa, Rotorua.
Brother of C J V & O K BALZER

Aubrey Huia BALZER

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Aubrey Huia AWMM
  • Surname
    Balzer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 275754 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 December 1920 AWMM RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Ellen Balzer (mother), Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ellen Tuparahaki Balzer (nee Hunt) and Walter Gordon Balzer (24549) of Whakarewarewa, Rotorua.

    Raised by his mother from the age of 5 years.

    Three sons, brothers Aubrey Huia Balzer (275754); Clarence Juna Victor Balzer (65181); and Oswald Kenneth Balzer (445107) kia, served in WW2. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    10 March 2013 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    MaketuWestern Bay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Rotorua Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
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01 July 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher

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