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Douglas William Hulton



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas William AWMM
  • Surname
    Hulton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62018 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 September 1920 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pukaki Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs I. Hulton (mother), 37 Pukaki St, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62018 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Hulton had two brothers, Campbell and Henry, who also served during World War 2. AWMM
    • There were seven brothers who served in WW2, Campbell (JHC) Hulton 18th Bn 4th Brigade - wounded Western desert, POW in Italy and repatriated to NZ. Blethyn Hulton served in the Pacific with the Australian division. Meredith (Bill) Hulton 22nd Bn 5th Brigade, casualty in Crete and evacuated to NZ, Henry (Bonnie) Hulton 3rd Echelon 3rd Division NZEF served in Pacific. T. Norman Hulton 7 FDE Engineers 2nd Echelon, served in Greece, Crete and Western Desert - POW in Italy & Germany. Fergus Hulton, Fighter pilot RNZAF, killed in air accident 5 May 1943, and Douglas Hulton, 24th Bn 6th Brigade served in Middle Eat and Italy. Public - Ian Douglas - Child - 26 May 2015 - This information was written down by my father Douglas Hulton.
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About death

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  • Death
    30 August 2003 Public Source
    Age 82 AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Kauae Cemetery, 365 - 383 Ngongotaha Road, Rotorua District, New Zealand AWMM Kauae Niche Wall 2 Row A Plot 5 AWMM
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 171 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • 24 N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association [newsletter]. Auckland, N.Z.: The Association. AWMM
      24th N.Z. Infantry Battalion Association newsletter. December 2003, Issue 139. AWMM


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27 May 2015IanRotorua, New ZealandChild
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