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Dennis Hugh Hobbs

Portrait, Weekly News, Dennis Hugh Hobbs - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News, Dennis Hugh Hobbs - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dennis Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Hobbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404444 AWMM
    • WWII 404444 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404444 AWMM
    • WWII 404444 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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  • Alan Murray Hobbs was the son of Alan Edgar and Greta C. Hobbs of Fendalton, Christchurch, Canterbury.

    Two sons were killed in WW2: Alan Murray Hobbs (NZ40230) and Dennis Hugh Hobbs (NZ404444) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 December 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 6.26 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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