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Full Name
Hugh Miles William Adams
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Hugh Miles William
Surname
Adams
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
19750
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
Mr R.G.W. Williams (father), Maxwell Road, Blenheim, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Rock Ferry, Langley Dale, Blenheim, New Zealand
Military District
Blenheim
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 5
Campaigns
Germany
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Austria
Date of Death
8 November 1943
Age at Death
35
Year of Death
1943
Cause of Death
Died while Prisoner of War
Cemetery Name
Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria
Grave Reference
6. A. 11.
Biographical Notes
Son of Russell G. W. Adams and of Marion Adams (nee Preslaw), of Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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