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Keith Moncur

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Memorial plaque at Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, for Keith Moncur (s/n NZ421233). Image provided by Sarndra Lees, September 2014. Image has All Rights Reserved.

Memorial plaque at Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, for Keith Moncur (s/n NZ421233). Image provided by Sar …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Moncur AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421233 AWMM
    • WWII 421233 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 July 1915 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1942 AWMM Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ421233 AWMM
    • WWII 421233 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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  • Embarkation details

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 Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Keith Moncur was the son of William and Sarah Vokins Moncur (nee Johnston), of Remuera, Auckland.

    Corporal Moncur was a clerk at Woodbourne when he died

    Brothers Keith (NZ421233) and Colin (NZ411431) both saw active service in WW2 serving for the RNZAF AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 August 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    WoodbourneMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block E, Row 49, Grave 114. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Meadowbank School World War 2 Memorial, Waiatarua Road, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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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/2920443
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Volume LXXIV, Issue 203, 27 August 1943, Page 1 AWMM
    • Cowan, Erica. Meadowbank School WW II memorial: biographies. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-94/27 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.352 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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