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Vera Madeline Town

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  • Service number
    WWII 65610 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Vera Watson AWMM
    • Townie AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait from funeral sheet for Vera Madeline Watson (Townie) 16 June 1911 - 30 September 2002 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vera Madeline AWMM
  • Surname
    Town AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Vera Watson AWMM
    • Townie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 65610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1911 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Kauri Glen Rd., Birkenhead, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Nurse AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Town, Kauri Glen Rd., Birkenhead, Auckland (m) 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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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained at Auckland Hospital. Registered Nurse, 1938.

    Vera Town married Mick Watson after World War II. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 September 2002 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    Three KingsAuckland City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 October 2002 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 October 2002 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.99 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.355 AWMM
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