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Edward Howard Smith

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A rare break in the Solomons

Howard Smith 1

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Howard AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Howard AWMM
    • Baker AWMM
  • Service number
    29461 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1906 AWMM PateaTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 October 1940 AWMM 13 Gonville Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Smith (mother), 13 Gonville Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Solomon Islands Campaign AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29461 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 3 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Salesman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5ft 8in AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      Typhoid AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Old age AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1993 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 1993 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.326 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.367 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.178 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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24 June 2017ChristopherAuckland, New Zealand Direct descendant
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