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Kenneth Julian Moses

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Ken Moses wearing black and holding the ball playing for Kings College against Auckland Grammar School in rugby (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Julian AWMM
  • Surname
    Moses AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ken AWMM
  • Service number
    1474 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 22 Selwyn Avenue, Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Claude H. Moses (father), 22 Selwyn Avenue, Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1474 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Salesman AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Kenneth Moses was the son of Claude H. Moses and Julia Moses (nee Meinrath), Mission Bay, Auckland.

    Attended King's College 1927 - 33 where he was a member of St John's house. He was an exceptional all-round sportsman, being school rugby captain and after leaving school playing for senior Ponsonby XV, and as an Auckland senior representative.

    Member of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron

    Killed in action in the battle for Crete.

    New Zealand Jewish Soldiers Project, biographical histories, family visits by Evelyn Jaffe, Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 2.C.14 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Auckland Jewish Community, WW2, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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
      WW2 1: WW2 129 AWMM
    • The King's collegian AWMM
      Collegian 1942, p.39. AWMM
    • King's courier. Auckland, N.Z.: King's College. AWMM
      Tribute. (2009). King's Courier. (King's College, Auckland). No 113, Autumn, p. 26 AWMM
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