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Walter Alfred Abrahams

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Abrahams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ29122 AWMM
    • WWII 29122 AWMM
  • 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
    Mrs W.A. Abrahams (wife), 672 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ29122 AWMM
    • WWII 29122 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of illness on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Flight Sergeant Abrahams was the son of Walter Alfred and Alice Abrahams; husband of Winifred Abrahams, of Epsom, Auckland.

    He was a carpenter with the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

    He died at his home after a long illness

    Father and son served in WW2: Walter Alfred Abrahams (NZ29122) died on active service and his son Ronald Alfred Walter Abrahams (NZ391792) was killed.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 49 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Protestant Soldiers Area G, Row 6, Grave 53. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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