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Arthur Vincent Jenkins

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Portrait of Major A.V. Jenkins. Image kindly provided by G.E.V. Bartlett (March 2002). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major A.V. Jenkins. Image kindly provided by G.E.V. Bartlett (March 2002). Image may be …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Jenkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1527 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 May 1903 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 39 Mayfair Flats, The Terrace, Wellington, C.1, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M.K. Jenkins (wife), 39 Mayfair Flats, The Terrace, Wellington C.1, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 05 Jan 1940-31 March 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1527 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
    WW2 POW - Oflag VII-B, Eichstaett, Germany POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • 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
    Died of Wounds AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur James Jenkins and Ellen Elizabeth Jenkins.

    Husband of Margaret K. Jenkins, of Petone, Wellington.

    Nephew of Mrs C.T. Flyger, of Mata. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8.B.20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • My Mum was robbed of her only brother whom she always spoke fondly of, and we had an uncle we never met. Your memory lives on Uncle Vince. Love Olwyn
    Public - Olwyn - Other relative - 26 April 2020
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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/2932362
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 81 AWMM
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.91 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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26 April 2020OlwynAucklandOther relative

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