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Alan Joseph Ambury

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Ambury AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Allan Joseph Ambury AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 73551 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1914 AWMM CambridgeWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Silverdale RD AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs B. R. Ambury (wife), 9 O'Neil St, Claudelands, Hamilton AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 February 1944 AWMM Married/WWII 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.4 Dairy farmer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.4
    HamiltonWaikato 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.4
  • 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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  • Husband of Betty. Father of Dean, Digby, Clark, Mary. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 2012 AWMM
    Age 97 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Awamutu Cemetery, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 23 July 2012 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
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      23 July 2012 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.4 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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