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Murray William Speight

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray William AWMM
  • Surname
    Speight AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    412321 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre May 1942 AWMM 8 Waitoa Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 8 Waitoa Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Henry Baxter Speight (father), 4A Crescent Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Henry Baxter Speight (father), 4A Crescent Road, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    412321 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Murray Speight was the son of Henry Baxter Speight and of Anna May Speight (nee Davies), of Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

    He was a Rhodes Scholar.

    He also fought at Mono and Green Island in the Pacific. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FaenzaItaly AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. B. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 1945 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 120 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 134 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 1945 AWMM
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