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Herbert Arrowsmith Hamblin

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Arrowsmith AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamblin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2028 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 Belvedere House, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Charles Alfred Hamblin (father), 35 Hobart Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2028 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental drowning AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Charles Alfred and Isabel Mary Hamblin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
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  • 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
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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  • I never got to meet you Uncle Herbert, but I'm very proud of you.
    Public - Lyn - Other relative - 26 June 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 73 AWMM

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26 June 2016LynPortland, AustraliaOther relative