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Lyster Curling Friend

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lyster Curling AWMM
  • Surname
    Friend AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 5792 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 November 1913 AWMM SuvaViti Levu AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Bank of New Zealand, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM Bank of New Zealand, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr L.C. Friend (father), C/o Bank of New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr L.C. Friend (father), C/o Bank of New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded 26 March 1943 by Spandau machine gun fire at Tebaga Gap AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Intelligence Officer (IO) of 24 Infantry Battalion, 1943.

    General Staff Officer grade 3 (GSO3) (SD) of 2 NZEF HQ, 1943.

    Officer Commanding (OC) of 1 NZ Interrogation Sec., 1944.

    OC of Allied Interrogation Detachment., Italy, 1944.

    Nephew of Edith Jane Austen (22/99) who served as a Nurse in WWI. Brother of Private Bruce Curling Friend (5715) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1987 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marsden Valley Cemetery, Nelson AWMM RSA Area Plot 173 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. 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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 62 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
      WW2 14: WW2 33 AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 1, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405144) AWMM

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