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Colin Claude Howell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Howell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61987 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61987 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 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.102 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.102
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.102
  • 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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  • Colin Howell was the son of Claude Howell and of Beatrice Emily Howell (nee Short), of Gisborne, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM IV. E. 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2104337
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.102 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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08 June 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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