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Hugh Laurie Winter

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Hugh Winter, 24 Battalion in uniform, cap - This image may be subject to copyright

Hugh Winter, 24 Battalion in uniform, cap - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Laurie AWMM
  • Surname
    Winter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23778 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 January 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 January 1940 AWMM Great North Road, Swanson, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joan Winter (mother), Great North Road, Swanson, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23778 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 30 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9.75 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Nathaniel William (known as William) and Jeannie Winter

    Four sons, brothers served in War: William Edward Winter (5405) WW2 kia; Hugh Laurie Winter (23778) WW2 ; Eric Frederick Winter (458983 NZ435716) and Jack Samuel Winter (203999) Merchant Navy and Korea AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1993 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tirau Cemetery, Corner of Okoroire Road and Heatherington Road, Tirau, South Waikato, New Zealand AWMM CP14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    RSA Swanson Memorial Wall AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 522 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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