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Eben Rainsford Bavin

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eben Rainsford AWMM
  • Surname
    Bavin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 469802 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 April 1907 AWMM LautokaFiji AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 July 1941 AWMM 41 Russell Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Bavin (wife), 41 Russell Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 469802 AWMM
  • Military service
    Compulsory military training from age 19 AWMM
  • 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 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      1st NZ General Hospital Field Ambulance, for effects of blast and burst eardrum 25 February 1945 - 4 March 1945 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Lung Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Cyril and Vera Daphne (nee Lovejoy) Bavin. Husband of Elizabeth Alexandra bavin AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    8 September 1987 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 12: WW2 13 AWMM
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