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Ronald Louis Dumergue

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Louis AWMM
  • Surname
    Dumergue AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 9700 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 January 1919 BDM
  • Date of birth
    13 January 1919 Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch , New Zealand Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 35 Howe Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr C.W.L. Dumergue (father), 35 Howe Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle for Crete May 1941. Taken Prisoner of War on Crete,escaped for 3 months then recaptured Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9700 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Vessel was Dunera AWMM Private AWMM 4 Field Hygiene Section AWMM 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM
    • WW2 vessel was SS Dunera which left Lyttelton at 5pm on 5th January 1940 en route to Egypt and disembarked on 12th February and the troops were taken to Maadi camp near Cairo. Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Family papers and an account of World war 2 experiences of Ronald Louis Dumergue compiled by Robert N Hughes March 2006

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    After the surrender and evacuation of Crete by Freyberg in Cairo those troops left were ordered to Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Notes of "proud to be a New Zealander- the Second World War experiences of Ronald Louis Dumergue . Compiled by Robert N Hughes Christchurch March 2006
  • Days interned
    Two and a half years Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Notes of "proud to be a New Zealander- the Second World War experiences of Ronald Louis Dumergue . Compiled by Robert N Hughes Christchurch March 2006
  • Liberation date
    Around the beginning of 1944 through France,Spain ,Egypt then home Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Notes of "proud to be a New Zealander- the Second World War experiences of Ronald Louis Dumergue . Compiled by Robert N Hughes Christchurch March 2006
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
    Repatriated on medical grounds following a medical examination by a Red Cross medical team from Gene Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Notes of "proud to be a New Zealander- the Second World War experiences of Ronald Louis Dumergue . Compiled by Robert N Hughes Christchurch March 2006
  • POW serial number
    24244 Public - Anita - Child - 30 December 2015 - Mail from Ron Dumergue Stalag V111B Germany . POW diaries written by Ronald Dumergue while imprisoned in POW camp in Germany

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 Vi; father of Anita and Sheree AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 January 2004 AWMM
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  • 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, 15 January 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • In gratitude for an extraordinary brave life From a distant Dumergue cousin in the UK.
    Public - Maggie - Other relative - 27 October 2016
  • From your great granddaughter, Isabelle (12). We are proud to be able to come and see your name. You are the bravest person we know. We love you.
    Public - Isabelle - Direct descendant - 19 April 2016
  • dear grandad, love from your great-granddaughter Emma (7) we think about you xx oo
    Public - Emma - Direct descendant - 19 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 52 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 January 2004 AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
27 October 2016MaggieUkOther relative
19 April 2016Emmaauckland new zealandDirect descendant
19 April 2016Isabelle Auckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
30 December 2015AnitaAuckland New ZealandChild
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