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Maurice Parker

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  P_002. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel P_002. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice AWMM
  • Surname
    Parker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    33428 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
    Unknown AWMM Ngatapa, Gisborne, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Parker (wife), C/o E.T. Crisp, P.O. Box 108, Gisborne, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    33428 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maurice Parker was the son of David and Nellie Parker, of Gisborne, New Zealand; husband of Lilian Parker, of Gisborne. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14. F. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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