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Edward John Hobman

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward John AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward J. Hobman AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 32215 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 May 1932 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

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
  • 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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  • Served in Vietnam

    Vietnam Certificate of Achievement. (1965). The United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam.

    Served in NZ Army 1948 - 1982. Was the Clerk of works and senior foreman in the Engr team. A key player, he scrounged materials and local civil labour to complete tasks. Arrived 29 June 1964, RTNZ April 1965. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 2013 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 80 AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura South AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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