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David James Balderston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David James AWMM
  • Surname
    Balderston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Baldy Balderston AWMM
  • Service number
    621655 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 11 September 1945 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 July 1986 AWMM
    Age 62 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald July 1986 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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