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Norman Robert Holmes

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

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

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Holmes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ405273 AWMM
    • WWII 405273 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1919 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

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
  • 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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Norman Holmes was the son of Kenneth Mervyn Holmes and Sybil Annie Holmes (nee Frodsham), of Katikaki AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    LibyaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya AWMM 9. A. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Katikati War Memorial Hall, Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Paul, Eduardo, Daniel and Monica visited Auckland musuem on Tuesday 3 April 2018 - and were very moved to remember Norman "Buster" Holmes ... we will remember him
    Public - paul thomas - Other relative - 3 April 2018
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Sources

Sources

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03 April 2018paul thomas LuxembourgOther relative

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