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Donald Muir Galloway

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  • Service number
    23749 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    26 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Muir AWMM
  • Surname
    Galloway AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23749 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    7 October 1917 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Grocer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Mar 1940 30 Beach Road, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Galloway (father), Beach Road, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Dec 1940 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23749 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials (joined 1938) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Mar 1940 AWMM
    Paeroa, Hauraki District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW2 22 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Second Lieutenant AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force 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
      Septicemia AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Injured in Car accident (May 1942) AWMM
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lieutenant AWMM
    26 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Donald Galloway was the son of John and Jessie I. Galloway, of Thames, New Zealand.Son of John and Jessie Galloway of Parawai, Thames and brother of Jean and Kenneth.

    He was the brother of Jean and Kenneth.

    Went to Thames Central Primary School, Thames High School and Seddon Memorial Technical College 1934. Was keen on sport, both at college and after, particularly athletics, football, golf and tennis. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    23 September 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed or died while a Prisoner of War AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Naples War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II. K. 9. AWMM
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  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • 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 164 AWMM