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Valdimere Edward Roderick Horne

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Cpl V.E.R.Horne

Cpl V.E.R.Horne

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Valdimere Edward Roderick AWMM
  • Surname
    Horne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5574 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1908 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/- Railway Booking Office, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.J. Horne (wife), 293 Rintoul Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5574 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
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
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  • 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded May 1941 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Valdimere Horne was the son of Edward Henry Horne and of Emily Horne (nee Brown), of Petone, Wellington, New Zealand; husband of Dulcie J. Horne, of Berhampore, Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM VIII. G. 12. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • You decided to enlist before conscription, your sister said to me, because unlike WW1 you wanted to be prepared, and at least have "a fighting chance" Those Army boots played havoc with your feet, but at last you overcame. Dear Sister was so sad she missed saying goodbye, but thought of you as the Strathaird lay in stream waiting to leave Wellington Harbor. Sadly the rest is History, you were mentioned as one of the old hands, sorely missed after you fell, in the Battalion and Armoured Regiment History.
    Public - Alistair - Other relative - 21 April 2020
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  • You decided to enlist before conscription, your sister said to me, because unlike WW1 you wanted to be prepared, and at least have "a fighting chance" Those Army boots played havoc with your feet, but at last you overcame. Dear Sister was so sad she missed saying goodbye, but thought of you as the Strathaird lay in stream waiting to leave Wellington Harbor. Sadly the rest is History, you were mentioned as one of the old hands, sorely missed after you fell, in the Battalion and Armoured Regiment History.
    Public - Alistair - Other Relative - 22 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • 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 85 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Sinclair, D. (1954). p.263, 543 AWMM

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21 April 2020AlistairChristchurch NewZealandOther relative
22 April 2015AlistairChristchurch NewZealandOther Relative

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