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Kenneth Clifford Tarr

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Clifford AWMM
  • Surname
    Tarr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1277 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    5 March 1919 Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - family papers
  • Place of birth
    Motu, Gisborne district, NZ Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Collinson and Cunningham Limited,Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.H. Tarr (mother), 437 College Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1277 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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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Gunner/Military AWMM 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM
    • 28 Jan 1940 "crossed the line" Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - H.M.T. Empress of Canada, card, of the Marine Tradition
    • January 1940 to Egypt on ship "Empress of Canada" Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - family papers

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Tarr was the son of George Clifford and Margaret Hamilton Tarr of Gisborne. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1945 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    22yrs Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - family papers
  • Place of death
    missing in action - Crete Public - Craig Dallenger - Direct descendant - 17 January 2018 - presumed
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Cassino Memorial, Italy AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      The New Zealand Herald reported on 12 June 1948 that Kenneth Tarr was presumed to have died. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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
      p.177 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
17 January 2018Craig DallengerWellington, NZDirect descendant
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