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Dallas Hillman Howe

Private Dallas Hillman Howe, of Thames. Image kindly provided by  Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19441115-26-13. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Private Dallas Hillman Howe, of Thames. Image kindly provided by Auckland Libraries Heritage Collec …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dallas Hillman AWMM
  • Surname
    Howe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 64056 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
    WW2 Tararu Road, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs S.A. Howe (mother), Tararu Road, Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 64056 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    WW2
    Tawara, Kiribati AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    Executed by Japanese whilst a prisoner of war AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Clarence and Sarah Alice Howe, of Thames, Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Betio Memorial, Tarawa, Kiribati AWMM
    • Tarawa Coastwatchers Memorial AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • On our way to Tarawa Island in the Kiribati Group to lay a wreath at the Dawn Parade on Anzac Day, on behalf of Dallas Hillman HOWE and the other 17 New Zealanders who were beheaded by the Japanese in 1942. RIP brave men.
    Public - Nolene - Direct descendant - 18 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 169 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      "Tarawa Outrage, Massacre by Japanese", 23 Oct 1944 (copy of article in ACF27569) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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16 May 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
18 April 2016NoleneTauranga, New ZealandDirect descendant

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