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Donald Wilfred Morgan Veck

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Wilfred Morgan AWMM
  • Surname
    Veck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Don AWMM
  • Service number
    RMBX 361 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 March 1915 AWMM HarlesdenEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 November 1933 AWMM 97 Eastney Rd, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Grace Galatie Veck AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 5 November 1933 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2

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 11 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, Unknown Period AWMM
      scar on left hand AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Broke left leg AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Suffered neck and spinal injuries but made a full recovery AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Veck married Irene Mary Clotworthy in 1948. They had one child.

    The Achilles was originally commissioned in 1932 as a Royal Navy ship. It was not until 1941 that it was commissioned as a Royal New Zealand Navy ship and bore the HMNZS title. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 September 2002 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura Public Cemetery, Great South Road and Settlement Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM RSA Memorial Wall AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 25 September 2002 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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