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Neil Thomas Caradus

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Portrait, Sergeant Neil Caradus, Wellington in 1943 when he was home from the Middle East on furlough - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Sergeant Neil Caradus, Wellington in 1943 when he was home from the Middle East on furloug …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Neil Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Caradus AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30505 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 September 1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 16 January 1940 AWMM 31 Kainui Road, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 31 Kainui Road, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr E. Caradus (father), 31 Kainui Road, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr E. Caradus (father), 31 Kainui Road, Hataitai, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Banker/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
    Full upper dentures and partial lower AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan, they married on the 2 February 1946; father of David and Helen.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    12 June 2009 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Pyes Pa RSA Cemetery, Tauranga Public - David - Child - 23 April 2015 - I am Neils son
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 June 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 32 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 22 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 June 2009 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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23 April 2015DavidAustraliaChild

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