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Walter Dacre Tynan

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Dacre AWMM
  • Surname
    Tynan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62536 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 August 1901 AWMM WaihopoNorthland AWMM
    Waihopo, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Hazel (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Entered camp at Papakura, 8 January 1940 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 31 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    Gum digger/Civilian 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
    On the 30th June 1941 was injured while on active service. Admitted to 64 (British) General Hospital, transferred to 1 (New Zealand) General Hospital on 22 July 1941 until the 11th October 1942. Medically downgraded and posted to the New Zealand Forces Club at Cairo AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Hazel nee Beazely; they had one daughter, Thelma Joyce

    Gumdigger at Waihopo North

    Placed on the New Zealand Roll 9 February 1944. Returned to New Zealand on 14 February 1944 arriving 19 May 1944 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

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 358 AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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