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Dene Lawrence Neal

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Dene Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Neal AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    67234 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
    Pre Jul 1941 AWMM Camp Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H. Neal (brother), Camp Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    67234 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jul 1941 AWMM Footware salesman/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Killed whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 17 August 1942 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Lost at sea on torpedoed transport between North Africa and Italy. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Otahuhu Technical High School. Played football.

    He was killed when the Nino Bixio, carrying Allied prisoners, was torpedoed. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    at sea 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
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 156 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Otahuhu College Archives (2001) AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
    • List of New Zealand of war lost on Nino Bixio, 17 August 1942 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, DA 407/13 Box 293 (R20110417) AWMM

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