Māori › Deryck Lamont Rowsell Born 7 March 1922 - Died 27 September 1994 PDF Key details Service numberWWII 437068 AWMM Also known asDick AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW2 Lance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Engineers AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, WW2 (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDeryck Lamont AWMM SurnameRowsell AWMM Ingoa Also known asDick AWMM Service numberWWII 437068 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionPresbyterian, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth7 March 1922 AWMM Okaihau, North Auckland AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentWW2 Pre 17 September 1941 AWMM Flora M. Rowsell (Mother), 8 Nixon Street, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM WW2 Unknown AWMM 31 Maunu Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupationCompany manager/Civilian AWMM Next of kin on embarkationWW2 Flora M. Rowsell (mother), 8 Nixon Street, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM WW2 Flora M. Rowsell (mother), 31 Maunu Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 26 April 1943 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWII 437068 AWMM Military service3 years Cadet Force AWMM 20 Field Company AWMM Headquarters Company, New Zealand Maadi Camp AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards1939-1945 Star AWMM Pacific Star AWMM War Medal 1939-1945 AWMM New Zealand War Service Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 17 September 1941 AWMM Age 19 AWMM Storeman/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was US Liberty ship (name not known) AWMM Sapper AWMM 31 Field Engineers AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 3rd Division (IP) AWMM WW2 Vessel was Empress of Scotland AWMM Engineers Training Depot AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 15th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, Unknown Period AWMM 5 feet 7 inches AWMM Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM Brown AWMM Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM Light Brown AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW2 28 March 1946 AWMM End of War AWMM Lance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Engineers AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Brothers Donald Rowsell (12119), Frank Rowsell (11236) and Deryck Rowsell (437068) all saw active service in WW2 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death27 September 1994 AWMM Age 72 AWMM Whangarei, Northland AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryMaunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes RSA Plot 1841 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Deryck Lamont Rowsell by laying a poppy. Arthur John Rowsell Arthur Raymond Rowsell Deryck Lamont Rowsell Donald Walter Rowsell Frank Maynard Rowsell Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Deryck Lamont Rowsell Leave a note Contribute › Processing Special memories of visiting you and Cherry. Rest easy xx Public - Ray & Gladys - Other Relative - 17 April 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCemetery Records, Whangarei District Council http://www.wdc.govt.nz/FacilitiesandRecreation/Cemeteries/Pages/CemeteryDatabaseSearch.aspx Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 11: WW2 113 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 124 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 17 April 2015Ray & GladysRuakaka New ZealandOther Relative The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.