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Sylvestre John Kurta

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sylvestre John AWMM
  • Surname
    Kurta AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jack AWMM
    • Sylvester AWMM
  • Service number
    022951 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 P.O., Kaponga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.W. Kurta (father), 11 Young Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    022951 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 Clerk AWMM
    HaweraTaranaki 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Kath; (sibs) Mary, Mavis, Kath, Vic, Alec, Bernie. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 April 2009 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    TaurangaTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 April 2009 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
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 223 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 79 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 April 2009 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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