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Douglas Wallace Fitness

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Douglas Wallace Fitness portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Douglas Wallace Fitness portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyrigh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Wallace AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitness AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    024475 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 September 1917 AWMM RuawaiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 October 1940 AWMM Maungaturoto, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.L.R. Fitness (mother), Malfroy Road, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to hospital at various times over a long period of time AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Discharged Graded unfit AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 August 1990 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    ManurewaManukau City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Puhinui, Manukau City AWMM Block 2L, Plot 7, 4887 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 3/4 August 1990 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      ww2 9: ww2 132 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald 3/4 August 1990 AWMM

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04 July 2020AlyssaAucklandDirect descendant
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