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Fergus Blair McLaren

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  • Service number
    12865 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fergus Blair AWMM
  • Surname
    McLaren AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    10 April 1914 AWMM
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Clergyman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 19 Blair Street, Mornington, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. McLaren (mother), 19 Blair Street, Mornington, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12865 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
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Second Lieutenant 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George McLaren and of Hilda McLaren (nee Blair), of Clinton, Otago. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    27 April 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Greece AWMM
  • Death notes
    Greece AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Face 13. AWMM
  • Obituary

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Military Personnel file AWMM
    • 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 303 AWMM
    • Fergus: a memoir of Fergus Blair McLaren. (1951). Wellington, N.Z.: A.H. & A.W. Reed. AWMM
      By his Friends. (1951). Fergus: a memoir of Fergus Blair McLaren. Contains portraits. AWMM