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Edwin Pugh

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Pugh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Eddie Pugh AWMM
    • Ted Pugh AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 486280 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1911 AWMM PictonMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 June 1942 AWMM 89 Brooklands Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Thelma Marjorie Pugh (wife), 89 Brooklands Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 486280 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Waiouru AWMM
    • Linton AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 25 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Motor Mechanic/Military AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki 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
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      False teeth AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Respiratory arrest and alzheimers AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Suffered with alzheimers for 6 years

    21 July 1943. The First Section of the 4th Reinforcements of 2 NZEF (83 officers and 1404 other ranks) embarked at Wellington for the Middle East in Batory and Maunganui.The troops transferred to the Orion at Sydney and arrived at Port Tewfik on 16 December 1940. From 'CHRONOLOGY New Zealand in the War 1939-1946' compiled by Robin Kay, 1968. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 February 1991 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Taranaki Crematorium, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: 18 February 1991 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 157 AWMM

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