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Herbert T. Emery

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A Royal New Zealand Navy official photograph of Herbert T. Emery

Able Seaman H.T. Emery

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Identity

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 December 1920 Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Jul 1942 AWMM Rangitoto, Otorohanga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Thomas Emery (father), Rangitoto, Otorohanga AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre Jul 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 5556 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 16 July 1942 Military personnel file
    Age 21 AWMM
    Freezing Worker/Civilian Military personnel file
  • 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
    • 1942 AWMMHeight, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 5.5 inches AWMM
    • 1942 AWMMHair colour, WWII AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • 1942 AWMMEye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Moahuia

    Served minesweeping in the Pacific. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 13 March 1999 Military personnel file
      Age 78 AWMM
    • 13 March 1999 Cenotaph data form
      Age 78 AWMM
      FeildingManawatu-Wanganui Cenotaph data form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Feilding Cemetery, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section, Row 201, Plot 25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Manawatu Standard 17 July 1999 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • In loving memory of you, Dad. xoxo
    Public - Sharene - Child - 23 April 2021
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  • A Day of Remembrance.
    Public - Sharene - Child - 25 April 2019
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  • "lest we forget..."
    Public - Sharene M - Child - 19 April 2017
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  • Dad, its a day we remember. Ka maumahara tonu tatou, ki a ratou.
    Public - Sharene M - Child - 25 April 2016
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  • So handsome in your uniform Koro. So very proud xox
    Public - Esquina Emery - Direct descendant - 25 April 2016
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  • Your contribution to the war effort and achievements in doing so makes me so proud Dad. You will never be forgotten love you always
    Public - Diane H - Child - 6 February 2016
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  • Love you heaps Dad - so proud to be a small part of your life. This looks awesome
    Public - Barbara Gwen - Child - 4 February 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
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23 April 2021ShareneTe Awamutu, New ZealandChild
19 April 2017Sharene MTe Awamutu, New ZealandChild
25 April 2016Sharene MTe Awamutu, New ZealandChild
25 April 2016Esquina EmeryMelbourneDirect descendant
06 February 2016Diane HWainuiomata Lower Hutt New ZealandChild

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