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Dick Edgecombe

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dick AWMM
  • Surname
    Edgecombe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    34061 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 September 1910 AWMM New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM Wynard Street, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.M. Edgecombe (wife), 16 Cornwall Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 March 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    34061 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    Te AwamutuWaikato 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Ill health AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Another family member David Owen Fulljames (NX 32218) served with the Australian Army during the Second World War, going missing in Malaya. He is the son of Edward Vincent and Emma Jessie Fulljames of Rotorua, born in 1916. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 November 1988 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Awamutu Cemetery, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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
    • 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
      p.137 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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