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Bob Dean

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  • Title
    Mr Public - Jo Anne - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 - Family papers and oral also his date of birth was 15 March 1908
  • Forenames
    • Bob AWMM
    • Bob Public - Jo Anne - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 - Family records
  • Surname
    • Dean AWMM
    • Dean Public - Jo Anne - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 - Family records
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    491914 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 328 New North Raod, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.E. Dean (wife), 31 Kingsview Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    491914 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Milk vendor/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Herbert Dean and of Martha Dean (nee Lee)

      Husband of Milford Emily Dean and father of Donald.

      He was at the Lamone River .

      Murphy, W. (1966) page 673 in the footnotes. AWMM
    • Brother of Sergeant Albert DEAN 26374 died of wounds, Italy, 9 December 1943 aged 29 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Own research
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About death

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  • Death
    14 December 1944 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM I. B. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Family plot memorial, Waikaraka cemetery, Onehunga, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Personal visit
  • Memorial reference
    Area 1 Block EXT Lot No 552 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 October 2015 - Auckland City Council cemeteries database;



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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I believe Bob Dean is the brother of my late Great Grandmother Mary Dean, wife of the late Herbert Brierley and mother to my late grandfather Jack Robert Brierley, husband to the late Mavis Brierley nee Hatton and parents of my father John Robert Brierley.
    Public - helen - Other relative - 16 April 2017
  • To my great uncle The greatest sacrifice your life for your country. We will remember
  • To my Great Grandfather remembered this year for your bravery and your unswerving devotion to New Zealand. We will remember them.
    Public - Jo Anne - Other Relative - 20 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 April 2017helenAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
03 October 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
20 April 2015Jo AnneNew ZealandOther Relative

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