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Norman Waldemar Laugesen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Waldemar AWMM
  • Surname
    Laugesen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30462 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 December 1898 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 August 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30462 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 Jan 1940 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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  • Son of Christian Louis and Deborah Laugesen, of Kaikoura.

    Husband of Ethel M. Laugesen (née Fraser), of 24 Winchester Street, Merivale, Christchurch.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a copy of Laugesen's war diary (MS 2005/13) published by John K. Laugesen (December 2003) from the originals. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 43 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Laugesen, John K. War diary of Captain Norman Waldemar Laugesen. 2003. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2005/13. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.265 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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