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Charles Almond Bisman

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  B_012. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel B_012. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Almond AWMM
  • Surname
    Bisman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61909 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 July 1907 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 August 1940 AWMM Tamaki Avenue, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P.J. Bisman (wife), 92 Kolmar Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Brewery hand/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Bisman was the son of Charles Edward and Louinda Bisman, of Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Phyllis Jean Bisman, of Penrose, Auckland.

    He was marched in and attached to 31 Battalion 15 June 1941, marched out and posted to 21 Battalion 16 June 1941. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 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 14.B.11. 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) 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 32 AWMM

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