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George Wynn Humphreys

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  H_031. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel H_031. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Wynn AWMM
  • Surname
    Humphreys AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Mervyn Wynn AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ427149 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
    Mrs Rosaline Humphreys (mother), 11 Blackett Street, Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ427149 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
  • 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
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William George Humphreys and of Rosaline Humphreys, (nee Burbery), of Rangiora, Canterbury

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    SuvaViti Levu AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suva Military Cemetery, Fiji, Pacific Islands AWMM 1. 3. 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

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