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Nellie Jean Ward

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nellie Jean AWMM
  • Surname
    Ward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Vesey AWMM
  • Service number
    W3187 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Levin AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Milliner & Saleswoman/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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wife of Samuel Clifford: Mother of Noel, Bernie, Graham, Jeanette

    Service: Swanson, Auckland

    An account of an air accident and rescue that Nellie Ward was involved in whilst in the WAAF is in the Armoury Vertical File - Biographical section under her name. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 February 2014 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald, 27 February 2014 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald, 27 February 2014 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • Strengths, WAAF [Women's Auxiliary Air Force], Returns - December 1942 - February 1950. Archives New Zealand (R21072930) AWMM

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