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James Guy Howard

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Guy AWMM
  • Surname
    Howard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    45077 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 April 1910 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 October 1940 AWMM Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    H.G. Howard (father), Raetihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 May 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • New Hebrides AWMM
    • 07 Aug 1942-9 February 1943 Guadalcanal AWMM
    • Vella Lavella AWMM
    • Treasury Island AWMM
    • Nissan Island AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    45077 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Training Camp( 8 November 1940 ) AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Bushman Contractor AWMM
    TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 5 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Sandy AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 17 August 1944 AWMM
    Grade 1 discharge AWMM
    Corporal AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • There is a question mark over the enlistment date of 20 October 1940.

    Served in the Army (C.M.D) from 15 November 1940 to 30 January 1941.

    Served in the Army (2nd NZEF) from 30 April 1941 to 17 August 1944 .On the 27th December 1942 , the Fourth Section of Kiwi Force embarks in Auckland for New Caledonia arriving in Noumea on the 31st December 1942.

    From the 8-15 June 134 officers and 5113 other ranks of 2NZEF, returned from the Pacific for absorption in essential industry or for other reasons. They disembark at Auckland. The Tryon arrives in Auckland on the 9 June 1944. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 October 1991 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Block 6 RSA Section Plot 486 A AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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