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Frederick Thomas Attwood

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Attwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    442374 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
    Unknown AWMM Kara Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Attwood (mother), Kara Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    442374 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William George and Eliza Ann Attwood, of Ngunguru

    Educated at the Kara Primary School, he afterwards commenced farming on his parents' farm at Kara, where he was employed until his enlistment in the armed forces. A keen sportsman he played hockey for the district club and was also an active member of the Matarau Tennis Club.

    As a member of the Tank Brigade, he went overseas with the 11th Reinforcements.

    Although of a quiet and unassuming nature he was well-liked by all who knew him and news of his death has caused widespread regret. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cesena War Cemetery, Italy AWMM I, G, 3. AWMM
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  • 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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  • RIP Fredrick, Nana used to talk about you often, I wish I had met you. Lest we forget.
    Public - Shontal Ann - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 7 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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25 April 2015Shontal AnnAuckland, New Zealand Other Relative