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Iris Helen Knowles

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In Uniform 1944 prior to embarkation

Iris Helen Knowles

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Iris Helen AWMM
  • Surname
    Knowles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    White AWMM
  • Service number
    815298 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 November 1918 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 30 October 1944 AWMM 26 Bentinck Avenue, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • It is actually 36 Bentinck Avenue. This can be checked by electoral rolls as there were other Knowles family at that address also Public - Helen - Child - 25 April 2020 - Electoral rolls. Marriage certificates. Family details.
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Captain George Knowles (father), Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband, Allen Stewart White also served in WW2.

    Private Knowles served as a VAD Nurse. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 November 1993 AWMM
    Age 75 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tauranga Cemeteries, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.79 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM

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25 April 2020HelenLondon, UKChild
06 May 2015IanHamilton, New ZealandChild
23 April 2015IanHamilton, New ZealandChild

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