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Claude Brian Des Forges

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Brian AWMM
  • Surname
    Des Forges AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Claude Bryant Des Forges AWMM
  • Service number
    28143 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 Mrs I. Hammond, Regina Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I. Hammond (cousin), Regina Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 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
    28143 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 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 2009 AWMM
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 May 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • May have a photo of Claude Des Forges taken with my Uncle Ivan Watt. Back of photo reads: No2 Section. Taken after the fall of Tunisia. Sitting Ian Twining. Driver Jack Tilly (maybe Tilby) Left to Right Jack Horney. Claude Des Forges, Frank Crump and Jack Hoare.
    Public - judy - Researcher - 26 April 2016

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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 122 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 May 2009 AWMM

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26 April 2016judyInvercargillResearcher
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