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Alan Walter Blake

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Alan Blake All Black

Alan Blake All Black

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Blake AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Kiwi AWMM
  • Service number
    442714 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 November 1922 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    November 3rd, 1922 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Carterton, New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM West Taratahi, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Blake (father), West Taratahi, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    442714 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
  • 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 Betty AWMM
    • Alan played one test for the All Blacks in 1949. He played 26 matches for the Maori All Blacks and was captain in 1950. He was a member of the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force rugby team (The Kiwis) which toured Britain and Europe in 1945/46. He played representative rugby for Wairarapa. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 22 March 2021 - research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 October 2010 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    MastertonWairarapa 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, 1 November 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Always in Hearts and Memories. Dearly loved Grandad.
    Public - M. Blake - Other relative - 23 April 2016
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Dominion Post 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 18 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: Dominion Post, 1 November 2010 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 March 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
23 April 2016M. BlakeGisborneOther relative

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