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Basil Ansley Newport

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil Ansley AWMM
  • Surname
    Newport AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    252641 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 August 1920 Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 January 2019 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Motueka, Nelson District. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 January 2019 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Motueka, Nelson District. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 January 2019 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    252641 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 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.96 Farmer's labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.96
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.96
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Basil Newport was the son of Charles Newport and of Marjory Newport (nee Drummond), of Moutere, Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Grand-son of Joshua Ansley Newport & his wife Ellen (nee Polglase) - of Upper Uruwhenua, Takaka District.
      Basil's great grandfather Stephen Newport (1810-1888) emigrated - to Nelson, New Zealand - with his 2 brothers Samuel & Joseph Newport - from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire in 1842 -aboard the immigrant ship 'Sir Charles Forbes'. Public - Jenifer - Other relative - 14 January 2019 - Family papers
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1944 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 VIII. F. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.96 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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14 January 2019JeniferWairarapaOther relative
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