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Herbert Stanley Wilson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    19992 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 September 1917 AWMM LeestonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 August 1940 AWMM All Day Bay, Kakanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Wilson (father), All Day Bay, Kakanui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • El Alamein AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • Trieste AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    19992 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    RanfurlyOtago 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
      Conjunctivitis (all the time in desert) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Jaundice -desert - admitted to hospital ship AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Severe Migraines - still has them AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Nerves 'shot to hell' AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Stomach disorders (wog guts) AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to 2 New Zealand Generral Hospital on several occasions AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 July 2010 AWMM
    OamaruOtago AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • RSA review: the official journal of the N.Z. Returned Services' Association AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 229 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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