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Ian Duncan Balderston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Balderston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Baldy Balderston AWMM
  • Service number
    654308 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 January 1926 AWMM PaparoaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 March 1946 AWMM Kaiwaka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.A. Balderston (mother), P.O. Box 15, Kaiwaka, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 30 July 1946 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    654308 AWMM
  • Military service
    Home Guard AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Army Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 March 1946 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland 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 10 inches AWMM
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grade 1 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Maureen; father of Pauline, Kathleen, Peter, Rosalie, Ross, Leslie, Ron

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2000 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 May 2009 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 7 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 May 2009 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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