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George Morton Sherwood

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Headstone, Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Morton AWMM
  • Surname
    Sherwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    76629 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    76629 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.39 Shop assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.39
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.39
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George M. and Ellen C. Sherwood, of Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 April 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM VII. B. 13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I remember as a child always going to the Anzac parade with Mum and Dad and then laying a wreath at the memorial in Mosgiel that had your name on it. Rest in peace, Uncle Joe. From Ngaire, A niece who never met you.
    Public - Ngaire - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.39 AWMM

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