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Neville James Boswell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Neville James AWMM
  • Surname
    Boswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28109 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 139 New Windsor Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 139 New Windsor Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J. Boswell (father), 139 New Windsor Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr J. Boswell (father), 139 New Windsor Road, Avondale, Auckland, 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
    28109 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

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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  • Neville Boswell was the son of James Boswell, and of Mavis Irene Boswell (nee Baldwin), of Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. B. 3. 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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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Neville James Boswell

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  • To my courageous Great Uncle Neville James Boswell whom I never knew, I feel privileged to have been able to visit your final resting place in El Alamein along with all the other brave men that fought alongside you in WW2.
    Public - Rochelle - Other Relative - 10 May 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 48 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 46 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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