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Raymond Bryce Parsons

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Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Bryce AWMM
  • Surname
    Parsons AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bryce AWMM
  • Service number
    70876 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 February 1920 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Tresna Parsons (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    70876 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Son of Reginald Fredrick and Hazel Florence Parsons husband of Tresna Lyle Parsons, of Mount Albert, Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suva Military Cemetery, Fiji AWMM 13. 187. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church, 1939-1945, Corner Blockhouse Bay Road and New North Road, Auckland AWMM
    • Memorial trophy, The Parsons Memorial Shield, acknowledging effort for the Kings Badge by the 7th Auckland Boys Brigade Company AWMM
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 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/2385193
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
      Goodwin, T. (2010). p. 26, includes photographs AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.110 AWMM

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