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Frederick Ernest Hansford

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Hansford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Fred AWMM
  • Service number
    440713 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 June 1922 AWMM AWMM
    Hokitika, Westland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Hansford (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Waiouru 3 months Taranaki Regiment AWMM
    • Awatapu Wellington Regiment AWMM
    • Carterton AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    public servant 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded twice. Permanent stiff knee AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to 2 NZ Gemeral Hospital, 1 NZ General Hospital and Wellington and Lower Hutt Hospitals. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Posted to DW HQ Defence Platoon and then the 25 Battalion.

    Invalided home on board the Maunganui in February 1945 AWMM

Death

About 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

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.80 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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