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Walter Herbert Gibbons

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibbons AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Wallie AWMM
  • Service number
    10594 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
    Unknown AWMM Maruia, via Reefton, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Gibbons (father), Rural Mail Delivery, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    10594 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Patricia; father of Peter, Kenneth, Rosemary, Clare AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 November 2010 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hillcrest Cemetery, Whakatane-Ohope Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 November 2010

    Death Notice: Dominion Post, 22 November 2010 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
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 69 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 22 November 2010 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: Dominion Post, 22 November 2010 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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