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James Gladwin Wynyard

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  • Service number
    1400 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Captain AWMM
    Divisional Cavalry AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Wooden cross on his grave, El Alamein War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Gladwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Wynyard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1400 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    17 August 1914 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Kihikihi, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Kihikihi, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Sheep farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Wharepuhunga, RD, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr James Gladwin Wynyard (father), PO Box 53, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 05 Jan 1940 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    North Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1400 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    2 Divisional Cavalry AWMM
    2NZEF: 1st Echelon 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded: 25 May 1941 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Captain AWMM
    Divisional Cavalry AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Wynyard was the son of James Gladwin Wynyard and Agnes Mary Wynyard (née Northcroft), of Te Awamutu, New Zealand.

    All Black 1935-36, 1938 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    2 November 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    El Alamein, Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    El Alamein, Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II.G.2. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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