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Bert Owen Symmans

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bert Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Symmans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4383 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 March 1915 AWMM ElthamTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 October 1939 AWMM C/o C. Newson, Tawa Flat, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Newson (sister), Collins Avenue, Tawa Flat, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4383 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    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 9 inches 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1989 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    TaurangaTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tauranga Cemeteries, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Bay of Plenty Times, 2 October 1989 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
  • 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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 177 AWMM
    • Bay of Plenty Times AWMM
      Death Notice: Bay of Plenty Times, 2 October 1989 AWMM
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