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Hugh Henry Taylor

Hamilton Memorial Park.  Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3216. Image provided by John Halpin 2015, CC BY John Halpin 2015.

Hamilton Memorial Park. Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3216. Image provided by John Halpin 2015, CC …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28292 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
    WW2 POW - Military Hospital 207, Milan, Italy POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 12 September 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Drowned while P.O.W. on Italian ship torpedoed. Mediterranean. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Hugh Taylor was the son of Hugh Everett Taylor and Jane Elizabeth Taylor, of Frankton Junction, Hamilton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    9 December 1941 Public - mike - Researcher - 25 June 2021 - auckland cenotaph
  • Age at death
    24 Public - mike - Researcher - 25 June 2021 - Auckland cenotaph
  • Place of death
    Lost in the S.S. Sebastiano Venier
    9 December 1941 Public - mike - Researcher - 25 June 2021 - Otago Daily Times report
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM Special Memorial No. 13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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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/2240766
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.466 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.345 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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