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Reginald Walter Boss

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Group of 2 soldiers, Egypt in 1941. Sergeant Boss is on the left. The man on the right is Bob King. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group of 2 soldiers, Egypt in 1941. Sergeant Boss is on the left. The man on the right is Bob King. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald Walter AWMM
  • Surname
    Boss AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    61877 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 August 1907 AWMM WhitwartaSouth Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 August 1940 AWMM Alexander River, via Ikamatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Hazel Josephine Boss (wife) Perth, West Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61877 AWMM
  • Military service
    12 months Naval Reserve (Australia) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 August 1940 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Gold miner/Civilian 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
    Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 5 October 1945 AWMM Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Died Cardiac Arrest AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 February 1990 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    KawerauEastern Bay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record 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
      WW2 4: Ww2 36 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      NZ Herald AWMM
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