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Carl Henry Neumegen



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Carl Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Neumegen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    66209 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 July 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Messrs Neumegen and Neumegen, Solicitors, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr E.E. Neumegen (father), C/o Messrs Neumegen and Neumegen, Solicitors, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Madge Carruth (Spouse) Public - Melissa - Other Relative - 1 September 2015 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Public - Melissa - Other Relative - 1 September 2015 - Family papers


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66209 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Solicitor/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • New Zealand Jewish Soldiers Project, biographical histories, family visits by Evelyn Jaffe, Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM
    • Carl Neumegen was a prisoner of war in WWII. While captured, the Nazis tattooed a number on his right arm because he was Jewish. He didn't like to talk about it so I don't have any more details then that. Public - George - Direct descendant - 23 August 2019 - Common family knowledge.
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About death

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  • Death
    1 April 1973 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Auckland Jewish Community, WW2, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM

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23 August 2019GeorgeNew ZealandDirect descendant
01 September 2015MelissaHamiltonOther Relative
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