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Hugh Miles William Adams

Renwick War Memorial. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

Renwick War Memorial. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Miles William AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    19750 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 Rock Ferry, Langley Dale, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R.G.W. Williams (father), Maxwell Road, Blenheim, 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
    19750 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 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died while Prisoner of War AWMM
    • I believe Hugh Adams was a friend of my father, who was on his funeral cortege in Austria Public - Lynn - 11 October 2020 - I have notes and a recorded interview from my father where this is mentioned. They were in the same POW camp together.

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Russell G. W. Adams and of Marion Adams (nee Preslaw), of Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    AustriaEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria AWMM 6. A. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Renick War Memorial, 55 High Street, Renwick AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2805200
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 5 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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11 October 2020LynnNelson, New ZealandOther
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