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Ross Lynneberg


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Lynneberg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII W/3669 AWMM
    • WWII NZ3669 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


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
    • Signals AWMM
    • Telegraphist AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Telegraphist Navy Demobilisation R21465792
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      1941 AWMM
      Captured by Japanese in Hong Kong whilst serving with the Royal Navy AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Hong Kong Camp, Hong Kong AWMM
      1941-1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Japan AWMM
      1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1945 AWMM Liberated by an Australian AWMM
  • 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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  • Survived the sinking of the Lisbon Maru

    Helped bury Murdo Stewart (0/7421) in Japan

    Campaigned for unpaid wages with both the British and New Zealand governments for the unpaid service top he was entitled to seving with the Royal Navy AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    2011 RNZN Communicators Association
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
    RNZN Communicators Association
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465792) AWMM
    • Sunday Star Times AWMM
      Alley, O. (2002, 24 March). A6 portraits AWMM
    • Otago Daily Times AWMM
      (2003, 22 November) : sup.p. 2-4 : Portraits; supplement 'Weekend Magazine' AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      ( 2003, 26 April) : p.A5 : Portrait AWMM

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