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Bertram Edward Smith

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9370 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 Mangarakau, Collingwood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr V.L. Smith (father), Aria, via Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9370 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Sawmill hand/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Private AWMM 20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    • Fought alongside Sir Charles Upham and is mentioned in "Mark of the Lion" as 'Snowy Smith' Public - Susannah - Direct descendant - 29 January 2016 - Family history

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • One of the greatest men I have ever known. Such a gentle giant and a wonderful Grandfather.
    Public - Susannah - Direct descendant - 29 January 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 167 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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29 January 2016Susannah AucklandDirect descendant

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