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John William Humphries

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Group photo, 43 Battery at Ngaruawahia Camp 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo, 43 Battery at Ngaruawahia Camp 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Humphries AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61427 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1913 AWMM WoodendCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 119 Newcastle, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Esther May Humphries (wife), C/o Mrs B. Potts, Brooksdale, Tapanui, RD, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Harry Humphries (426974) both served in the same unit, Harry died of wounds AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    16 July 1996 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eastern Cemetery, Tay Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Southland Times AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form 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 171 AWMM
    • Southland Times AWMM
      Death notice: Southland Times AWMM

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