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Joseph Albert Blitz

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Portrait taken at their home in Herne Bay (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Blitz AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Leah Viva Blitz (wife), 52 Kelmarna Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Civil servant AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart attack AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Leah and father of three: David, Kevin and Rochelle

    Attended Kings College

    He was interested in athletics and hockey, a scouting master and was a musical scholar and conductor.

    New Zealand Jewish Soldiers Project, biographical histories, family visits by Evelyn Jaffe, Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1956 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Hebrew A Row 5, Plot 58 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Auckland Jewish Community, WW2, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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