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Victor John Bland Parker

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor John Bland AWMM
  • Surname
    Parker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36264 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1916 AWMM PukekoheAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Private Bag, Pokeno, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ida Fanny Parker (mother), Private Bag, Pokeno, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 December 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    36264 AWMM
  • Military service
    Senior Cadets (1 year) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trained from 2 October 1940 - December 1940 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.25 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      ruddy AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted observation Tent base, Egypt 7.4.1941; Isolation tent 9.4.1941, No. 1 Camp Hospital 18.8.1941 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of May; father of Patricia, Mervyn, Douglas and Trevor

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 June 2006 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 June 2006 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
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 367 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 June 2006 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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