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Edwin James Arnold

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  A_009. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel A_009. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin James AWMM
  • Surname
    Arnold AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41929 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 October 1917 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Taupiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I.W. Arnold (mother), Taupiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    41929 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Edwin James Arnold and Irene Walker Arnold, of Taupiri, Auckland

    DoD listed by CWGC as 1 December 1941 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 January 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. K. 10. 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

Roll of Honour

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  • RIP Great uncle, you did us proud serving our country
    Public - Taryn Gemma - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2095962
    Sources Used
  • References
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 4: WW2 15 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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23 April 2015Taryn GemmaTaupiri, New Zealand Other Relative

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