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Hamilton Bertram Smith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hamilton Bertram AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sonny Smith AWMM
    • Boy AWMM
  • Service number
    76248 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 August 1910 AWMM ApitiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 July 1940 AWMM Tiritea, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Bertram Henry Smith (father), Tiritea, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt 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, WWI AWMM
    Contracted Malaria AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gunner Smith disembarked in Fiji on 17 May 1942

    Married Zena Elstow Fraser, daughter of Garnet Victor Fraser (10584) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 1962 AWMM
    Age 52 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, 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
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.40 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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