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Vincent David Alfred Blanchard

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vincent David Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Blanchard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • David Alfred Vincent AWMM
    • Dave AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 16992 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Tokarahi R.D., Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr F.W. Blanchard (father), Duntroon, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 16992 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Teamster/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Fred and Martha Blanchard

    One of thirteen children

    Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as David Alfred Vincent Blanchard AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 October 2011 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oamaru Lawn Cemetery, Roxby Street, Oamaru, Waitaki District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section Block 36 Plot 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice:, Christchurch Press, 13 October 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
    Waitaki District Council (Oamaru) cemetery records
    http://www.waitaki.govt.nz/services/SitePages/CemeteriesSearch.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 Christchurch Press AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 34 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death Notice:, Christchurch Press, 13 October 2011 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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