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Norman Henry Murray

Portrait of Norman Henry Murrary in uniform aged 21, photographed prior to his embarkation. Image kindly provided by Kaye  Paardekooper (April 2020). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Norman Henry Murrary in uniform aged 21, photographed prior to his embarkation. Image ki …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 62447 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 202 Pollen Street, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs A.M. Murray (mother), 202 Pollen Street, Thames, Coromandel, 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
    WWII 62447 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Butcher/Civilian AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Verna; father of Sharon, Lynn, Kaye, Peter AWMM
    • Poppa of Sarah, Kim and Debbie Public - Sarah, Trent, Cole and Mackenzie - Direct descendant - 21 April 2020 - He was a direct relative

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 December 2008 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    TararuFirth of Thames AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Totara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 December 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 155 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 December 2008 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2020Sarah, Trent, Cole and MackenzieLower Hutt, New Zealand Direct descendant

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