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Melvin Homer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Melvin AWMM
  • Surname
    Homer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9449 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 Box 4, Ranfurly, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Homer (father), Cromwell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9449 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    RanfurlyOtago 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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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry James Homer, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Remembering my Uncle Melvin who died in WWII
    Public - Lee - Other relative - 25 April 2017
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  • Remembering my Great Uncle Melvin. My Grandmother lost her brother in WWI and her son in WWII "There is a link death cannot sever, love and remembrance lasts forever
    Public - Lee - Other relative - 25 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
      WW2 1: WW2 84 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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25 April 2017LeeSydney AustraliaOther relative

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