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Noel James Keene

Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2008). - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Florence War Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2008). - Image has All Rights Reserve …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel James AWMM
  • Surname
    Keene AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 631625 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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 631625 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
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.51 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.51
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.51
  • 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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Noel Keene was the son of John Henry and Violet Margaret Keene, Wellington City, New Zealand. He was the husband of Doreen Maud Keene, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Husband of Doreen Maud Ingram. They married in 1943 and had two children, a daughter and son. Public - Gayle - Direct descendant - 18 February 2019 - Family history, marriage microfiche.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 December 1945 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM I.J.11 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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  • Never got the chance to meet you, but I did get the chance in 1997 to visit your grave in Florence and bring memories and photos home for the rest of the family. Rest in Peace
    Public - Mark - Direct descendant - 12 December 2015
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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/2614386
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.51 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 August 2021JimmyEwijk, The NetherlandsResearcher
18 February 2019GayleAucklandDirect descendant
12 December 2015MarkAucklandDirect descendant

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