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Kenneth James Cairns

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cairns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ken AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ4814 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1917 AWMM OamaruOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ4814 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 Jean

    Educated at Victoria University and Waitaki Boys High School

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 2011 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    Upper HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Dominion Post, 2 April 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
    • Dominion Post AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: Dominion Post, 2 April 2011 AWMM

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