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Roy Kenneth Ford

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Roy Ford taken at Moawhango in 1942 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roy Kenneth AWMM
  • Surname
    Ford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    552921 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 June 1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Phyllis Margaret Ford AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    552921 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was the son of Joseph and Gertrude Ford (Nee Soper). He was educated at Moawhango and later married Phyllis Margaret Shepherd at Taihape in 1938. They had three children, Beverley Ngaire 1938, Kenneth David 1939, and Miles Allan 1943.

    Roy served in the Pacific.

    He lived in Taihape from 1938 to 1950 when the family moved to Kairanga, Plamerston North.

    He died on 29 December 1984 and the funeral was held at All Saints Church, Palmerston North. He is buried at Kelvin Grove Lawn Cemetery. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    29 December 1984 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.136 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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