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\"Stone walls do not a person make (much) Italy Feb 1943.\" Pen, ink and pencil drawing by JHG Alp, held as POW during WWII.

"Stone walls do not a person make (much) Italy Feb 1943." Pen, ink and pencil drawing by JHG Alp, held as POW during WWII.

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Prisoners of War

During the Second World War over 8,000 New Zealand service personnel became prisoners of war. This compares to around 500 POWs in the First World War. Online Cenotaph has utilised the following sources to update the records of close to 8,000 records:

  • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand.
  • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8.
  • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer.

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Displaying 1 - 100 of 9421 records
PhotoFamily nameFirst namesForceWarsService # 
C143104AamodtWilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194531088 
C120540AbrahamAnthony RichardArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451178 
C143105AbernethyCharlie MitchellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522554 
117066AbelDavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533843 
C120536AberhartHarold ErnestArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457980 
C144428AbelJohn AlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194543933 
C80657AbrahamJosephArmyWorld War I, 1914-191831924 
C120537AbernethyJoseph JollieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457024 
178161AbercrombieNelson DonaldArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512022 
C120538AbernethyStanley RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459055 
144146AbernethyThomas RogerArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512859 
C143110AclandThomas St. HillArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520199 
C134285Acton-AdamsWildenArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451435 
117072AdamAngus ForsythArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515270 
C120546AdamsArthur WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-19458068 
C133948AddisCharles GordonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452717 
C143114AdamsCharles Howard WeldonArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520471 
C120549AdamsDavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-19453468 
C17154AdamsonDavid MauriceAir ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ415052, 415052 
152960AdamsDavid MaxwellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194536643 
C134165AdamsonDouglas ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452089 
C120551AdamsDuncan ClarkArmyWorld War II, 1939-19453627 
143998AdamsEdward CharlesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512354 
79828AdamsFrancis LukeArmyWorld War I, 1914-191844 
144015AdamsFrank VictorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512423 
117080AddisHarold ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541120 
C141905AdamsHugh Miles WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519750 
C143210AdamsHugh MillerArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522158 
122669AdamIan DouglesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194518655 
C143211AdamsJames HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-194510314 
155112AdamsJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-194542188 
C143219AdcockJohn Cecil NeilArmyWorld War II, 1939-19456922 
155248AdamsonJohn Coventry HutchisonArmyWorld War II, 1939-194542393 
C143212AdamsJohn RichardArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521341 
C133946AdamsonJoseph LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457957 
C17149AdamsKenneth LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532194 
C17150AdamsKenneth William StewartArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529557 
C143117AdkinsRichard KennethArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530741 
C143215AdamsRobert AlbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530456 
164758AdamsRobert AlbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194562004 
C133974AdamsWalter RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451074 
C134161AdamsWilliam DesmondArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454050 
C134163AdamsWilliam FrancisArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459272 
117085AekinsRobinArmyWorld War II, 1939-194535623 
151936AgnewAlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532725 
C20143AgnewAllan Edward ManusArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459105 
C133950AgentKennedyArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455010 
C120585AgnewRobert SamuelArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454078 
117089AhradsenKenneth AhradArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530867 
C17161AherneWilliam Robert MichaelMerchant NavyWorld War II, 1939-1945  
C133960AitkenAlan ArbuckleArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459765 
158226AitkenAlbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945454118 
165686AitkenAndrew DowArmyWorld War II, 1939-194563227 
160019AitkenAndrew RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194547859 
C120592AikenAubrey Martin GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511977 
152081AitkenCharles ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533229 
C133957AireyEdwardArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459653 
117091AikenFrancisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194513694 
C139149AickinGeorge WinterArmyWorld War II, 1939-194565675 
C143126AitkenHarry GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511520 
117090AickinHerbert LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459434 
143890AitkenHerbert LewisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511969 
135461AitchisonHugh DouglasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194536522 
164631AitchisonJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194561887 
122682AinsworthNeville RobertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194514594 
145836AitkenRobert AlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194517712 
150938AitkenRobert SelwynArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529481 
148474AitkenThomas BruceArmyWorld War II, 1939-194524871 
C131508AingeWilliam DavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454423 
C133964AitkenWilliam EdwardsArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454766 
C120588AkerGeorge Leyon RandallArmyWorld War II, 1939-194543440 
C20304AkuiraWiremu RangiArmyWorld War II, 1939-194516248 
152899AldertonAlbert Victor JamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194536410 
144372AllanAlexander WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194513484 
173669AllenArnoldArmyWorld War II, 1939-194560135 
146473AllanArthur WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519647 
117118AllisonCarlyle ArchieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515751 
171572AllenCharles FredrickArmyWorld War II, 1939-194531421 
C143142AlgieCharles FredrickArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521185 
C134062AllenCharles JosephArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455413 
122702AllenCyril ErnestArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541770 
C122133AllisonDonald CuthbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520152 
150520AlexanderDonald JackArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528817 
C132202AlexanderDouglas James McArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-194560386 
C134065AllisonEdgar BurnieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451683 
117105AlexanderEdmund HuiaArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528896 
C20344AllchurchEdward ArchibaldArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515307 
C17174AlderEdwin PeterNavyWorld War II, 1939-1945A/1874 
C134066AllisonErrol SampsonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451863 
C35304AllsoppFrankArmyWorld War I, 1914-191813/264 
122716AlvesGeorge ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-194540846 
122712AlpeGurney FrederickArmyWorld War II, 1939-194560177 
151970AlleyHerbert ForbesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532841 
C133987AlexanderHubertArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454425 
145094AlexanderIanArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515766 
C134073AltyIrwinArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455011 
117122AllportJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194535653 
122694AlfordJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194562488 
117124AlpJames Herbert GoldingArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530991 
C143251AllenJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454026 

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.