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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 8002 records
PhotoFamily nameFirst namesForceWarService # 
C143104AamodtWilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194531088 
117066AbelDavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533843 
178161AbercrombieNelson DonaldArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512022 
C120536AberhartHarold ErnestArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457980 
C120537AbernethyJoseph JollieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457024 
144146AbernethyThomas RogerArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512859 
C120538AbernethyStanley RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459055 
C120540AbrahamAnthony RichardArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451178 
C80657AbrahamJosephArmyWorld War I, 1914-191831924 
C143110AclandThomas St. HillArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520199 
C134285Acton-AdamsWildenArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451435 
117072AdamAngus ForsythArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515270 
122669AdamIan DouglesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194518655 
C143215AdamsRobert AlbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530456 
C120546AdamsArthur WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-19458068 
C143114AdamsCharles Howard WeldonArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520471 
C120551AdamsDuncan ClarkArmyWorld War II, 1939-19453627 
C120549AdamsDavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-19453468 
152960AdamsDavid MaxwellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194536643 
C134161AdamsWilliam DesmondArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454050 
79828AdamsFrancis LukeArmyWorld War I, 1914-191844 
C134163AdamsWilliam FrancisArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459272 
144015AdamsFrank VictorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512423 
C143211AdamsJames HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-194510314 
C143210AdamsHugh MillerArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522158 
C141905AdamsHugh Miles WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519750 
C143212AdamsJohn RichardArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521341 
C17149AdamsKenneth LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532194 
C17150AdamsKenneth William StewartArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529557 
C133974AdamsWalter RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451074 
C134165AdamsonDouglas ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452089 
C17154AdamsonDavid MauriceAir ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ415052 
C143219AdcockJohn Cecil NeilArmyWorld War II, 1939-19456922 
C133948AddisCharles GordonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452717 
117080AddisHarold ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541120 
C143117AdkinsRichard KennethArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530741 
117085AekinsRobinArmyWorld War II, 1939-194535623 
C133950AgentKennedyArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455010 
151936AgnewAlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532725 
C20143AgnewAllan Edward ManusArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459105 
C120585AgnewRobert SamuelArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454078 
C17161AherneWilliam Robert MichaelMerchant NavyWorld War II, 1939-1945  
117089AhradsenKenneth AhradArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530867 
C139149AickinGeorge WinterArmyWorld War II, 1939-194565675 
117090AickinHerbert LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459434 
C120592AikenAubrey Martin GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511977 
117091AikenFrancisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194513694 
C131508AingeWilliam DavidArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454423 
122682AinsworthNeville RobertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194514594 
164631AitchisonJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194561887 
C133960AitkenAlan ArbuckleArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459765 
145836AitkenRobert AlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194517712 
165686AitkenAndrew DowArmyWorld War II, 1939-194563227 
160019AitkenAndrew RussellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194547859 
152081AitkenCharles ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533229 
148474AitkenThomas BruceArmyWorld War II, 1939-194524871 
C133964AitkenWilliam EdwardsArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454766 
150938AitkenRobert SelwynArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529481 
C120588AkerGeorge Leyon RandallArmyWorld War II, 1939-194543440 
C20304AkuiraWiremu RangiArmyWorld War II, 1939-194516248 
C133966AlbonKennethArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454148 
C133967AlboroughMaurice HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457194 
126440AlbreyLouis GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194547993 
C141907AlcockWilliam LewisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511842 
C17174AlderEdwin PeterNavyWorld War II, 1939-1945A/1874 
C133978AldersleyWilliam ArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452075 
152899AldertonAlbert Victor JamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194536410 
C133980AldertonThomas HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452709 
C143137AldridgeJohn HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-194510574 
C143140AlexanderLeslie ChristopherArmyWorld War II, 1939-194510907 
150520AlexanderDonald JackArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528817 
C132202AlexanderDouglas James McArthurArmyWorld War II, 1939-194560386 
117105AlexanderEdmund HuiaArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528896 
C133987AlexanderHubertArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454425 
145094AlexanderIanArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515766 
144729AlexanderRonald WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194514784 
122694AlfordJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194562488 
C143142AlgieCharles FredrickArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521185 
117108AlgieStephen WakelingArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533388 
146473AllanArthur WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519647 
122695AllanLeicester BruceArmyWorld War II, 1939-194513668 
143833AllanWalter DeryckArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511773 
C138781AllanJohn McAulayArmyWorld War II, 1939-194562487 
C139391AllbonWallaceArmyWorld War II, 1939-194523055 
C20344AllchurchEdward ArchibaldArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515307 
C134062AllenCharles JosephArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455413 
171572AllenCharles FredrickArmyWorld War II, 1939-194531421 
C139321AllenLeon ConnelNavyWorld War II, 1939-19453304 
122702AllenCyril ErnestArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541770 
C134064AllenWilliam GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459804 
C143251AllenJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454026 
C129988AllenNeville WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515709 
151970AlleyHerbert ForbesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194532841 
177168AlleyJohn MaxwellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528130 
117118AllisonCarlyle ArchieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515751 
C134065AllisonEdgar BurnieArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451683 
150605AllisonWilliam CharlesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528958 
C122133AllisonDonald CuthbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520152 
C134066AllisonErrol SampsonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451863 
C117002AllisonPuaArmyWorld War II, 1939-194565215 

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.