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Ralph Benner Walter

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ralph Benner AWMM
  • Surname
    Walter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41613 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 January 1919 AWMM Te PukeBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 February 1941 AWMM c/o Native Department, Private Bag, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    F.K. Walter (father), Pongakawa, Te Puke RD, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Libya AWMM
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • El Alamein AWMM
    • Libya AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Sangro River AWMM
    • Monte Cassino AWMM
    • Florence AWMM
    • Senio River AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41613 AWMM
  • Military service
    School Cadets, Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 February 1941 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Clerk 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 11 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      No. 3 General Hospital (NZ) July 1944 to recover from knee injury AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of F.K and A.E. Walter

    Husband of Nell for 53 years; father of Ellen, Craig, Brett, Rhys, Zane, Francine, Blair, Sharon.

    Portrait published with death notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 2009 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 March 2009 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
  • References
    • 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 366 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 March 2009 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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