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Gilbert William Beale

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Beale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan Howan, they married on the 4th May 1949. Father of three.

    Commissioned Salvation Army 1st December 1947 and worked with them for nearly 66 years and rose to the rank of Major.

    Awarded OBE in 1990 for service to the community through the Salvation Army.

    He was well known as a bugler for the RSA

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Obituary. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    26 August 2013 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
    Obituary: War Cry Gazette, 16 November 2013, p. 16 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • War Cry. Tauranga, N.Z.: The Salvation Army. AWMM
      Obituary: War Cry Gazette, 16 November 2013, p. 16 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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