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Godfrey Clifford Oswald Perkins

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  • Service number
    • 20/641254 AWMM
    • 641254 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Cliff AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Last rank
    WW2 Private AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, JayForce AWMM
  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • Jayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM
Portrait, WW2, soldier standing in front of jeep, wooden hut, cigarette in hand, wearing beret. Godfrey Perkins 20/641254 at Mizuba 1946 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Godfrey Clifford Oswald AWMM
  • Surname
    Perkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cliff AWMM
  • Service number
    • 20/641254 AWMM
    • 641254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Waverley, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Storeman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Fitter and Turner AWMM
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 09 Mar 1945 C/o W.A. Langdon, Maniatutu, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Annie E. Perkins (mother), 6 George Street, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 May 1946 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
    • Jayforce, 1945-1948 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • 20/641254 AWMM
    • 641254 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 9 March 1945 AWMM
    Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW2 20 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Empire Pride AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, JayForce AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Fibrosis of the lung and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 8 August 1947 AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, JayForce AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Marjorie

    After the war he took up an adult apprenticeship in fitting and turning in Dunedin AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    77 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 March 2003 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Otago Hospice, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Green Park Cemetery, Brighton Road, Waldronville, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 16: WW2 105 AWMM