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Arthur Thomas Blampied

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Memorial Panel, Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road Auckland 1022. Image provided by G.A Fortune 2012, CC BY G.A Fortune 2012
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Blampied AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42726 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 12 Islington Street, North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr E.A. Blampied (father), 12 Islington Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    42726 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British Empire Medal (BEM) AWMM
    42726 Sergeant Arthur Thomas Blampied, 3 NZ Divisional Signals, was in charge of field cable detachments in Vella Lavella, Treasury Islands and Green Islands during the period September 1943 to March 1944... He is an excellent type of NCO, and has been able to get the utmost out of his men by his enthusiasm and personal example. Before the division entered the combat zone he had an excellent record as a signalman and junior NCO engaged on similar work in Guadalcanal, New Caledonia and Fiji.' AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Maggie, father of Chris and Paul



    Last Unit information derived from the death notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1996 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 July 1996 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Point Chevalier RSA, 1136 Great North Road, Auckland 1105 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Nicol, F (1947) Headquarters : a brief outline of the activities of Headquarters of the Third Division and the 8th and 14th Brigades during their service in the Pacific.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-Head-t1-g1-t2-body1-d10.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 34 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 July 1996 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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