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Linden Harold Pulham

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Private L H Pulham - This image may be subject to copyright

Private L H Pulham - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Linden Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Pulham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Puri Pulham AWMM
  • Service number
    22052 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1917 AWMM Te KopuruNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 January 1940 AWMM Te Kopuru, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.P. Pulham (mother), Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22052 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 9 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      02 Jun 1941-17 April 1945 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XX-A, Thorn, modern day Toruń, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Poland, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 17 April 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 25958 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      False teeth AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Loss of right eye AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to hospital at Piraeus Greece and Salop Infirmary Strewsbury UK. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer of lungs and heart disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Pulham left New Zealand on board the Empress of Japan and then embarked on the Empress of Britain in Capetown to complete his journey to the United Kingdom AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 23 September 1992 AWMM
      Age 75 AWMM
      WhangareiNorthland AWMM
    • 23 September 1992 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes, RSA 1774 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Advocate and NZ Herald 24 September 1992

    Advocate and NZ Herald 24 September 1992 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Northern Advocate AWMM
      Advocate and NZ Herald 24 September 1992 AWMM
    • Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 10524 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.152 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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