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Hilton Henry Austin Armstrong

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hilton Henry Austin AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Hylton AWMM
  • Service number
    63002 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 Kawakawa, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Owned farm Hupara Road north of Moerewa
    First green keeper at Kerikeri Golf Club Public - Margaret - Child - 4 July 2015 - Family history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B.A. Armstrong (mother), Pakaraka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      North Africa, Africa AWMM
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag IV-B Muhlberg (Elbe), Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 279925 AWMM

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 Beryl for 62 years.

      Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Hylton Henry Austin Armstrong AWMM
    • Date of birth 31 March 1918. Public - Margaret - Child - 4 July 2015 - Family history, I am Hilton's eldest daughter. He had 4 children 2 girls and 2 boys.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 February 2011 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    KerikeriBay of Islands AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kerikeri (Wiroa) Cemetery, Wiroa Road, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 February 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Hilton Henry Austin Armstrong

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  • To The Best Grandad Ever,

    I Love and Miss you every day,

    Lots of Love Michelle'.
    Public - michelle' Pauleen - Direct descendant - 5 August 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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 14 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 3 February 2011 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
05 August 2017michelle' PauleenWaikaka, South IslandDirect descendant
04 July 2015MargaretRotoruaChild
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