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Owen Duncan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Duncan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    448638 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 December 1922 AWMM PukekoheAuckland AWMM
    Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 June 1940 AWMM Seddon Street, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr John Duncan (father), 8 Seddon Street, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 29 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Bricklayer AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr John Duncan and Elizabeth Duncan.

    Husband of Barbara Mary nee Harvey; father of three sons; John Roderick, Brian Harvey, Alan Peter.

    Life membership of the RSA bestowed 24 April 1988

    Three sons, brothers served in WW2: John Fausett Duncan (2183), Owen Duncan (448638) and Colin (Frederick Colin) Duncan (3775). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 September 2012 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pukekohe Cemetery, Wellington Street, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 September 2012 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
    • 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 54 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 September 2012 AWMM
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