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Herbert Manuel Kirkus

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Manuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirkus AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Manuel Herbert Kirkus AWMM
    • Herbie AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 230253 AWMM
    • Korea 204734 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 13 Earle Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs A. Kirkus (mother), 13 Earle Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.220 Freezing works employee/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.220
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.220
  • 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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  • Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Herbert Manuel Kirkus. Service in Korea derived from the death notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2012 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    OrewaHibiscus Coast 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, 28 June 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. New Zealand History online
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 220 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 28 June 2012 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM

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