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Rita Cecily Waters

Portrait, Rita Cecily Waters in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Rita Cecily Waters in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rita Cecily AWMM
  • Surname
    Waters AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Rita Cecily Jackson AWMM
  • Service number
    813199 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted into hospital situated at Ellerslie Race Course with flu. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Member of the Howick 1108 RSA. AWMM
    • Rita and Neville were married for 63 years until Neville died in 2008. Rita will be 95 in Aug 2016. They have 2 married daughters, 5 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren. Public - Judith Neville - Child - 13 July 2016 - Family - daughter, Judith.

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 July 2016Judith NevilleAuckland NZChild

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