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James Leonard Hughes Sparrow

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Leonard Hughes AWMM
  • Surname
    • Sparrow AWMM
    • Hughes-Sparrow Public - Allan - Researcher - 2 May 2019 - Taken from tombstone and MDC Records
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    541588 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 January 1911 AWMM DevonportNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 August 1942 AWMM 22 Giesen's Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Joyce Elizabeth Sparrow (wife), 22 Giesen's Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    541588 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    FeildingFeilding 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Finger nails deformed AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 August 1967 AWMM
    Age 56 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu District, New Zealand AWMM RSA headstone AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Row O Plot 50 Public - Allan - Researcher - 2 May 2019 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • 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
      WW2 9: WW2 373 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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