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Desmond Paul Bates

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Paul AWMM
  • Surname
    Bates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Paul Desmond AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 811923 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
    Unknown AWMM Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs N.V. Bates (mother), Waitakaruru, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Keitha

    Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Paul Desmond Bates AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 February 2012 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    WaitakaruruWaikato 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: New Zealand Herald, 27 February 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 9 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 27 February 2012 AWMM
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