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Thomas Wesley Roumania Overend

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  • Service number
    29417 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Thomas Wesley Rumania Overend AWMM
    • Tom AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Wesley Roumania AWMM
  • Surname
    Overend AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Thomas Wesley Rumania Overend AWMM
    • Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    29417 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 September 1916 Mangere Historical Society HastingsHawkes Bay Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Woodward Avenue, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Overend (father), Woodward Avenue, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 December 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29417 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 Freezing Worker/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ellen (Nellie) Nee Cressey (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Thomas Wesley Rumania Overend AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 July 2012 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    HendersonWaitakere City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 July 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-18Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 363 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 July 2012 AWMM

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