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Reginald Braggins

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    Braggins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    504400 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 19 Brookfield Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ellen Braggins (wife), 19 Brookfield Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    504400 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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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  • Reginald Braggins was the son of Herbert William Braggins, and of Mary Russell Braggins (nee Ritchie), of Hamilton; husband of Ellen Braggins (nee Collins), of Hamilton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VIII. D. 20. 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
    • Hamilton War Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM

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  • Bill-my mother was very fond of you ,and such a shame we never met We would have had a lot in common. So young to die -may you and your mother and father rest in peace. Paul Woodgate [nephew]
    Public - PAUL PHILIP - Other Relative - 6 May 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/2103822
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.45 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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06 May 2015PAUL PHILIPHamilton New ZealandOther Relative

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