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Owen James Muir

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen James AWMM
  • Surname
    Muir AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23360 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    20 December 1912 Public - Murray - Other relative - 22 August 2017 - NZ BDM 1913/14255
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Henry Harrison Muir and Ada Mary Louisa Mullins Public - Murray - Other relative - 22 August 2017 - NZ BDM 1913/14255
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bankwood Road, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.H. Muir (father), Bankwood Road, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental drowning AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry Harrison Muir and Ada Mary Louise Muir, of Hamilton AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXX. D. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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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/2210699
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record 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
      WW2 3: WW2 342 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 August 2017MurrayGlasgow, ScotlandOther relative

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