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Redvers Beauchamp Potts

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Portrait, Redvers Beauchamp Potts (L32739) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Redvers Beauchamp Potts (L32739) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Redvers Beauchamp AWMM
  • Surname
    Potts AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Redvers Beauchamp Potts AWMM
    • Red AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 32739 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 February 1930 AWMM Frankton JunctionWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 April 1948 AWMM 676 Heaphy Terrace, Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.J. Potts (wife), Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1966 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 28 April 1948 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Student/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died Cardiac Arrest, myocardial Infarction AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Educated at Hamilton Technical College.

    Served 28 years in the permanent force, Army.

    Commissioned 12 May 1952

    Died in Auckland. Cremated with ashes interred in North Shore Memorial Park, RSA Ash Lawn, Section2, Block F, Row A, Plot 1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 November 2003 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM RSA Ash Lawn Northern, Section 2, Plot no. F.A.I. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 24 November 2003 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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