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Colin Gilbert Bell

Colin Gilbert Bell - This image may be subject to copyright

Colin Gilbert Bell - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    72747 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male 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
    • Fiji (six weeks) AWMM
    • New Zealand (156 days) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Dairy farmer/Civilian AWMM
    PaeroaHauraki District 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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  • Embarked Napier to Fiji 9 March 1942, returned President Coolidge on 24 July 1942. Next of kin at this stage was mother - Mrs U.A. Bell.

    Married before next embarkation date - 28 December 1942. 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

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.15 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.29 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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