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Frank Leonard Hutchinson

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Frank Hutchinson, in uniform. Photograph taken in Auckland. - This image may be subject to copyright

Frank Hutchinson, in uniform. Photograph taken in Auckland. - This image may be subject to copyright …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Hutchinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Slim AWMM
    • Hutch AWMM
  • Service number
    66741 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1915 AWMM NorthcoteNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1941 AWMM Alma Street, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Norma Emily Hutchinson (wife), Alma Street, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66741 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 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Sugar worker assistant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Libya, North Africa AWMM
      15 Jul 1942-1945 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
    • WW2
      15 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1945 AWMM Early 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33517 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died Aneurism AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 26 October 1945 AWMM
    End of war AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Posted missing on 15 July 1942 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 February 1986 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    BirkenheadNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM RSA Ash Lawn Block A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald circa 28 February 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
  • References
    • McGill, D. (1987). P.O.W. : the untold stories of New Zealanders as prisoners of war. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: Mills Publications. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Giddens, D. Papers relating to war service. 1940-1996. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library, Auckland. (MS 2002/156). AWMM
      For more information on Stalag 344 there is a copy of 'The Clarion' which was the camp newspaper. We have August 1944, Number 15. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      circa 28 February 1986 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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.105 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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