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Wallace James Marr

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Portrait, Wallace Marr in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Wallace Marr in uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wallace James AWMM
  • Surname
    Marr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wally AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ416513 AWMM
    • 133064 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 December 1922 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 September 1942 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 17 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Isabella Marr. Husband of Doreen; father of Russell

    Wallace Marr enlisted six months short of his eighteenth birthday.

    Discharged Jan/Feb 1946

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 2009 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    PapatoetoeManukau AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM RETUR-AA-021 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 October 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Auckland Council. South burial and cremation records search
    http://www.manukau.govt.nz/EN/CouncilServices/ManukauMemorialGardens/Pages/GenealogySearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, C. (2001). p.323 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (2008). Vol.3, p.605, ref. 133 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 October 2009 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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