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Desmond Joseph Spiers

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Spiers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Des AWMM
  • Service number
    253481 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    27.3.1921 Public - Lydia Katherine - Direct descendant - 14 September 2018 - Family oral history. My Poppa Des was born on 27th March 1921.
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kitchener Street, Waihi, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V.E. Spiers (mother), Silverton Road, Waihi, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    253481 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Diane for 53 years AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 2011 AWMM
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 January 2011 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 374 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 January 2011 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 September 2018Lydia KatherineGlasgow, United KingdomDirect descendant
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