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Winifred Bell

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Winifred Bell, probably taken in Syria, 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Winifred Bell, probably taken in Syria, 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Winifred AWMM
  • Surname
    Bell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Blyth AWMM
    • Winifred Blyth AWMM
  • Service number
    19315 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 December 1913 AWMM MakarewaSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 27 June 1941 AWMM 25 Beatrice Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.S. Bell (mother), 25 Beatrice Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    19315 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1936 WWII NZANS Roll
    Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 27 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Nurse AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart and kidney failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married to Huia Blyth (31991) who also served during WW II.

    Grave : 19315 Sister W Blyth N.Z.A.N.S. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 April 1986 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    PapatoetoeManukau AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM RSA B 1000 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald 13 April 1986 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Aquitatler - ship's magazine - 1941 (in vertical file) for a group photograph of nurses on board the Aquitania. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      NZ Herald 13 April 1986 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.20 AWMM
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