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Desmond Irwin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Irwin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZD 1976 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Bonnie; father of Linda

    Served on Cruisers HMNZS Leander and HMS Achilles

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 September 2008 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    WaiukuPukekohe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 September 2008 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
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 September 2008 AWMM

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