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Norman Fitness

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  F_006. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel F_006. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Beaver AWMM
  • Service number
  • 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.N. Wright, Te Poi, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Jabez Fitness and of Ann Leach Fitness (nee Widdup), of Te Kopuru

    Served as BEAVER, William. Listed on the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province as Norman Fitness AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Atlantic Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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