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Vernon Noble Astwood

Dad before War in Uniform

Dad before War in Uniform

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vernon Noble AWMM
  • Surname
    Astwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bernie AWMM
  • Service number
    63539 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 C/o W.J. Robertson, Eltham, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P.G. Nairn (sister), Stewrat Street, Eltham, Taranaki, 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
    63539 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    • Bombardier Public - Raymond Garfield - Child - 27 April 2015 - Bernie's memiors

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Lorna for 62 years; father of Ray, Carol, Pam, Merlene AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 September 2008 AWMM
    CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hautapu Cemetery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 September 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • For Dad
    Report 
  • Will always remember your sacrifice in World War 2 Love Carol
    Public - carol - Child - 23 April 2015
    Report 

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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 16 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 September 2008 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2015Raymond Garfield Hamilton Child
23 April 2015carolHamilton new zealandChild

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