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Douglas Borrie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Borrie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Doug AWMM
  • Service number
    12763 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1916 AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 May 1940 AWMM 20 Oxford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Christopher Borrie (father), 20 Oxford Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12763 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Waterside worker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded in action 26 November 1941 and died 2 December 1941 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Christopher Douglas Borrie, and of Aminia (Minnie) Borrie (nee King), of Dunedin

    Brother of Ronald, Elsie May, Sydney, Gertrude, Minnie AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 6. D. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 47 AWMM