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Kenneth Garret Hicks Dee

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Garret Hicks AWMM
  • Surname
    Dee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20067 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1914 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Okoroire, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Patrick John Dee (father), Okoroire, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1941 Crete AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
    • Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20067 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorial Forces ( Okoroire) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded 4 July 1942 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Dee was the son of Patrick John and Kathleen Dee.

    His brother, Patrick John Dee (23842), also served in WW2.

    Attended King's College for two years beginning in 1930. He won a medal for a light weight boxing championship, and was a member of one of the College's football teams. After leaving school, he farmed until he left with the Second Echelon as a Lieutenant. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. E. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Tirau District 1939 - 1945, Tirau Museum, Tirau, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Our Mothers brother who along with his young brother Patrick John Dee both from Okoroire NZ served in WW2.
    Kenneth was killed in action in the Western Desert, North Africa.
    Resting peacefully in El Alamein Cemetery, Egypt.

    Remembered with pride and love - Jim and Louise
    Public - Louise - Direct descendant - 24 April 2023
  • Remembering our uncle - Kenneth Garrett Hicks Dee - who was killed in action in The Western Desert 80

    years ago today, on 24th October 1942.

    Remembered With Pride And Love.

    Jim and Louise

    Public - Louise - Other relative - 24 October 2022
  • In proud and loving memory of our uncle Kenneth Garrett Hicks Dee, died 24th October 1942 - 76 years ago today.

    Lest We Forget

    Jim and Louise
    Public - Louise - Direct descendant - 31 October 2018



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24 April 2023LouiseAucklandDirect descendant
02 November 2018LouiseAuckland. New Zealand Direct descendant

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