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Harold William Latimer

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Portrait, 1944, Harold William Latimer, medal ribbon, message: "To Elva with fondest love from Karola" - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
    Diary Little Journal Public - Giuseppe - Researcher - 31 March 2017 - Diario di guerra da lui dettato a suo nipote Joel Latimer
  • Forenames
    Harold William AWMM
  • Surname
    Latimer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41959 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 August 1940 AWMM 37 Dacre Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Elva F. Latimer (wife), 37 Dacre Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41959 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials, 3 years in the Engineers, 1st Composit Company Territorials Auckland AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Aug 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Battery Mechanic/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Pneumonia 1941 and was admitted to No.3 New Zealand General Hospital, Helmieh, Egypt AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elva

    After the service lunch was held at the Henderson RSA

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 July 2011 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    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, 16 July 2011 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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 199 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 July 2011 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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31 March 2017GiuseppePozzuoli - Napoli - ItaliaResearcher
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