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Walter Doole

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Family group, soldier in uniform: Walter Doole with his parents Edith (Nee Dawkins) and Walter Doole. He was the son of Walter and Edith Doole (Nee Dawkins) of Aratata, Hawera. - This image may be subject to copyright

Family group, soldier in uniform: Walter Doole with his parents Edith (Nee Dawkins) and Walter Doole …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Doole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30413 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 June 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 September 1939 AWMM Ararata, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Doole (mother), 80 Victoria Street, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30413 AWMM
  • Military service
    None AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Camp 16 January 1940 AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 14 September 1939 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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 7 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was educated at Hawera. His last employer is listed as Mr D J Beard, Fordell.

    He entered Trentham Camp AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 15.A.3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/936648
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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.53 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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