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Reginald Noel Kennedy

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald Noel AWMM
  • Surname
    Kennedy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ken AWMM
    • Noel AWMM
  • Service number
    19317 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1919 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1 September 1939 AWMM 3 Le Cren Street, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 3 Le Cren Street, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Sergeant R.V. Kennedy (father), C/o Defence Office, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • Sergeant R.V. Kennedy (father), C/o Defence Office, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Ethna

      Embarked again in 1943 on President Monro (ship) from Auckland for New Caledonia.

      Has written for family information 'The confessions of a Coconut Bomber'

      Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998. Listed as Noel on the Nominal Roll AWMM
    • Father of three.
      After the war trained to be a teacher & studied at Otago University. He taught in various schools in Dunedin.
      Later became School Principal in Dunedin, Balclutha and Cromwell, finishing his career as a school inspector for the Southland Education Board.
      After his retiriment Noel became the Central Otago reporter for the Otago Daily Times. A job he particularly enjoyed. Public - Suzanne - Other Relative - 17 April 2015 - Family information
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Death

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  • Death
    22 April 2011 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    ClydeOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cromwell Cemetery, Cromwell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    • Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 April 2011

      Death notice: The Press, Christchurch, 26 April 2011

      Death notice: Dominion Post, 26 April 2011 AWMM
    • Death notice: Otago Daily Times, 25 April 2011

      Obituary : Otago Daily Times, 3 September 2011 Public - Suzanne - Child - 17 April 2015 - Otago Daily Times
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 78 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 216 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 25 April 2011 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death notice: 26 April 2011 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death notice: 26 April 2011 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM

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