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Clifford Vause

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Portrait, Private Vause in Auckland in his uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Private Vause in Auckland in his uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clifford AWMM
  • Surname
    Vause AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63343 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 June 1917 AWMM DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 January 1941 AWMM Haimona Street, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Vause (mother), Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 March 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    63343 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Sidi Rezegh, Western Desert AWMM
    1 November 1941 AWMM
    Captured by Italians AWMM
  • 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
    Shot in left leg. Admitted to No. 2 NZ General Hospital, Ismalia to NZ by Hospital Ship, Oranjes' July 1943. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Rae; father of Gail, Janice

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 9 August 2004 AWMM
      WhangareiNorthland AWMM
    • 9 August 2004 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mt Wesley Cemetery, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 360 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, August 2004 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 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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