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Edward Cecil Paul

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Paul AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ces Paul AWMM
  • Service number
    249810 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1901 AWMM MangereAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 January 1942 AWMM Waiau Pa, Patumahoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Paul (mother), c/- W.A. Paul, Waiau Pa, Patumahoe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    249810 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Burnt foot and was admitted to 1 General Hospital Senegala AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart disease AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ces Paul was a keen yachtsman and participated in many races when he was serving in Italy. He won a medal in June 1945 which was presented by General Freyberg.

    AWMM photocopy of Ces Paul's diary is held in the Museum Library Archives. His diary contains details of his time in Italy, the fighting, moving forward, enemy bombing, accommodation in dugouts, abandoned houses etc. and swimming and yachting. It ends at Maadi in August where he is being outfitted for the return trip to New Zealand.

    Married Enid Gleeson (Source:Mangere Historical Society)

    Son of Agnes and Walter Paul (Source:Mangere Historical Society) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 September 1985 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangere Public Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Plot No. 1234 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Paul, Edward Cecil. Papers relating to war service, 1942 - 1946. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2012-7. AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.310 AWMM

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