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Arthur Edmonds

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Edmonds AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20444 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 November 1915 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 15 Jull Street, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr E.H. Edmonds (father), 4 Glen Road, Devonport, Auckland, 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
    20444 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    20 April 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Edmonds, Arthur. (Ref. WO 373/46/97). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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 Mairi; father of Maria, Barbara, Dmitri, Athena, and Miranda

    Lt-Col A. Edmonds, MC, m.i.d., MC (Gk); Putaruru; born Auckland, 10 Nov 1915; PWD chainman; seconded GHQ ME Sep 1942-Mar 1945; parachuted into Greece1 Oct 1942 and served with Greek guerrillas. (Source: Cody, J.F. New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. p.299.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 2004 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    PutaruruWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 138 AWMM
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.281, 299, 318. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Book by Arthur Edmonds
      Edmonds, Arthur. (1998) "With Greek Guerrillas"
      Putaruru, NZ. A Edmonds Public - Howard - 16 August 2016 - Book Purchased from author at the 60th Commemoration of The Battle of Crete, Putaruru, NZ, 2001

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