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Hector William Knight

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Portrait, Hector William Knight, taken in 1943 on Bourgainville, Pacific Islands, aged 23 with a rich copper colour beard and curly. (His own description) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Hector William Knight, taken in 1943 on Bourgainville, Pacific Islands, aged 23 with a ric …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector William AWMM
  • Surname
    Knight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hec Knight AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ416879 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Armament AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Dec 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Armourer/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
    Malaria, treated on Ondonga AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2002 AWMM
    New Zealand 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

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