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Henry Forbes Ansell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Forbes AWMM
  • Surname
    Ansell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    38099 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 September 1916 AWMM PetoneWellington AWMM
    Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 October 1940 AWMM 5 Britannia Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Ansell (mother), 5 Britannia Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    38099 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Two and a half months at Trentham Military Camp AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 28 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Film booker/Civilian AWMM
    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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  • 1 February 1941.

    The Third Section of the 4th Reinforcements of 2 NZEF (181 officers and 3559 other ranks) embarked at Wellington for Egypt in Nieuw Amsterdam. This contingent included 8 Field Company, 18 Army Troops Company, 21 Mechanical Equipment Company, 36 Survey Battery and 3 General Hospital.

    From 'CHRONOLOGY New Zealand in the War 1939-1946' compiled by Robin Kay, 1968. AWMM

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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.16 AWMM