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Noel Cedric Messenger

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Portrait, WW2, NC Messenger, 1940 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, NC Messenger, 1940 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Noel Cedric AWMM
  • Surname
    Messenger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31816 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 December 1912 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 February 1940 AWMM 133 Preston Road, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emma Louisa Messenger (mother), 133 Preston Road, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31816 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married June Brimble in Greymouth, 1944. They had 5 children.

    Worked for New Zealand Post for 40 years until his retirement in 1977. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 January 2000 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    Titahi BayWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whenua Tapu Cemetery and Crematorium, Porirua, New Zealand AWMM Row M Plot 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2DiSi.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 327 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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