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Walter Francis Callesen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Callesen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6984 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 9 Atiawa Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W H Callesen (father), Okato, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6984 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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  • Husband of Marjorie; father of Beverley and Laurence AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 July 2007 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 19 July 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 30 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 19 July 2007 AWMM
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