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Desmond William Niethe

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond William AWMM
  • Surname
    Niethe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pinto AWMM
  • Service number
    3913 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 January 1918 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 January 1940 AWMM 39 Millais Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr & Mrs W.C.A. Niethe, 39 Millais Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3913 AWMM
  • Military service
    A cadet at Seddon Memorial Technical College from 1931-33 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Fitter/Military AWMM
    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
    Evacuated to Moascar Hospital on 10 may 1940 - had 35 bowel motions in 21/2 days. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr Neithe did not collect his war medals

    Mr Neithe has been in and out of hospital for several years. In October of 1987 he had his oesophagus removed and replaced with a part of his main intestine. This took 8-10 years to settle and he still experiences an occassional minor upset. 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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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.134 AWMM

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