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Deryck Lamont Rowsell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Deryck Lamont AWMM
  • Surname
    Rowsell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick AWMM
  • Service number
    437068 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 March 1922 AWMM OkaihauNorth Auckland AWMM
    Okaihau, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 17 September 1941 AWMM Flora M. Rowsell (Mother), 8 Nixon Street, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 31 Maunu Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Flora M. Rowsell (mother), 8 Nixon Street, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Flora M. Rowsell (mother), 31 Maunu Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 April 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Storeman 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
    • Height, 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

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brothers Donald Rowsell (12119), Frank Rowsell (11236) and Deryck Rowsell (437068) all saw active service in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1994 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes RSA Plot 1841 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Special memories of visiting you and Cherry. Rest easy xx
    Public - Ray & Gladys - Other Relative - 17 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second 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

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17 April 2015Ray & GladysRuakaka New ZealandOther Relative
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