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Jack Compton Curtis

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Compton AWMM
  • Surname
    Curtis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    236330 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 Mr Biggs, Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.V. Curtis (father), Mt Biggs, Fielding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    236330 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan; father of Don and Robert

    Service: Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 January 2011 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    AshhurstManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Ashes DA Cemetery Block 011 Plot Number 224 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 29 January 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cemetery Records. Palmerston North cemetery & cremation search.
    http://www.pncc.govt.nz/ServicesAndFacilities/OnlineServices/CemeteryAndCremationSearch.aspx
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 47 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 29 January 2011 AWMM
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