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Douglas Keith Attwood

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Attwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    434115 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 January 1922 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    11th January 1922 Public - Carolyn - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand Public - Carolyn - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 41 Koraha Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 41 Koraha Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr T.W. Attwood (father), 41 Koraha Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr T.W. Attwood (father), 41 Koraha Street, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 21 April 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    434115 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Ruth ; father of Carolyn,Linda, Margaret AWMM
    • David and Janet Public - Carolyn - Child - 25 April 2019 - Family history

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 March 2013 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 13 March 2013 - 14 March 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • We will always remember your contribution to serving your country Dad and are grateful and thankful for all you gave.
    Public - Margaret - Child - 25 April 2021
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  • Well Grandpa, a year remembering the ANZAC’s like no other. Standing at the end of our driveway with a candle. Still remembering all you have given. Love always X
    Public - Rochelle - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
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  • Dad - Lest we forget x
    Public - Carolyn - Child - 25 April 2019
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  • Remembering all you did for us today Grandpa X
    Public - Rochelle - Direct descendant - 25 April 2019
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  • Thank you for your service Grandpa. Loving you always X
    Public - Rochelle - Direct descendant - 25 April 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 7 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
      WW2 15: WW2 8 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 13 March 2013 - 14 March 2013 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2021Margaret Ruakaka, New Zealand Child
25 April 2020RochelleBrisbane, AustraliaDirect descendant
25 April 2019CarolynGold Coast, AustraliaChild

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