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Walter Hearne

21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Hearne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    66822 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 Ruakura State Farm, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Hearne (mother), Hill Street, Nicholas Half Way House, Waterford, Ireland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66822 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • 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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walter Hearne was the son of Stephen Hearne and of Kate Hearne (nee Dunphy), of Kill, Co. Waterford, Irish Republic. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. D. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I Walter Hearne of Kill ST nicholas am the grand nephew of Walter Hearne and I remember him on his 80th anniversary R.I.P.
    Public - walter - Other relative - 26 October 2022
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 93 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Cody, J. (1953) p.453 AWMM

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