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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 201 - 300 of 8160 records
PhotoFamily nameFirst namesForceWarsService # 
117168ArmstrongGore TrevorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529038 
C130948ArmstrongJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521488 
146355ArmstrongRobert KeithArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519332 
C100824ArmstrongLeslie ThomasArmyWorld War I, 1914-1918, World War II, 1939-194559183, 9996 
C131761ArnoldArthur GervaiseArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541927 
145845ArnoldJohn FormanArmyWorld War II, 1939-194517729 
150942ArnoldLewis HainesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529486 
C134271ArnoldHarold ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452581 
117173ArnoldMathewArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528936 
117174ArnottJackArmyWorld War II, 1939-194524876 
C139397ArrolJames DouglasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194523759 
C134275ArrollRoy HerbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452086 
126471ArscottRalph ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519389 
C143367ArthursJames WheelerArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530908 
C122221AshJoseph WalterArmyWorld War II, 1939-19456534 
C134282AshbyRobert CourtenayArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451152 
C17277AshbyGeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194539295 
C134283AshcroftRodger LongdonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459621 
C119937AsherJohn David AtirauArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945800851 
C19055AshforthGeoffrey ArcherArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541928 
C18175AshtonLindsay RossNavyWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ 1603 
C134212AskewMelville KirkbyArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455247 
122760AstleyVernon GreenwoodArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522906 
C116579AtamaManueraArmyWorld War II, 1939-194525809 
C134216AtchleyTrevor RaeburnArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451570 
C133565AtkinJohn William FilderAir ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ411057 
135569AtkinsStanley FrancisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530921 
126477AtkinsHorrax JamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194546160 
135571AtkinsonAlfredArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529691 
C18176AtkinsonBasil MervynNavyWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ 1460 
C134218AtkinsonEvelyn BlakeArmyWorld War II, 1939-19452130 
149153AtkinsonLionel HalseyArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945264108 
C133568AtkinsonNoel HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-19451952 
C138627AtkinsonJamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529559 
C18177AtkinsonRoy VincentNavyWorld War II, 1939-1945NZ 1323 
117198AtleyNoel JamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194537105 
C143326AttaCharlesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194530287 
178719AttrillJohn ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194541701 
C143676AttwoodDudley WallaceAir ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945404525 
C132285AtwellWilliam ThomasArmyWorld War II, 1939-194523866 
135579AugerEdric LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194524997 
C17391AugustJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-194565434 
179891AustenLouis ErnestArmyWorld War I, 1914-1918, World War II, 1939-1945P377, 1217 
C127714AustinNorman AllanArmyWorld War II, 1939-194566589 
161107AustinArchibald Veitch CampbellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194550200 
C139398AustinGeorge HughArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512400 
180085AustinT. M.Air ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945  
C134228AutridgeRobert DuncanArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459794 
176944AventStewart BenjaminArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512959 
117206AverisWilliam FrankArmyWorld War II, 1939-194535652 
C134580AveryFrederick TrevorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194563270 
C37705AveyGeorge AugustusArmyWorld War I, 1914-1918, World War II, 1939-194524/19, 4/52, 809100, 800901 
C116581AwarauPaul MateheArmyWorld War II, 1939-194526150 
C143437AyersHarold JamesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522402 
C134230AylettReginald EricArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454962 
103110AylwardJoseph BenjaminArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945236959 
C134231AyrAdam DicksonArmyWorld War II, 1939-19454433 
122780AytoJohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-194540930 
117216BabbsThomas VictorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194514206 
C134234BachopRaymondArmyWorld War II, 1939-19459270 
122783BaconRoger George HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-194515851 
117218BadmanAlbert VictorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194516156 
C103289BadmingtonArthur StanleyArmyWorld War I, 1914-191864418 
C20523BaggEric HerbertArmyWorld War II, 1939-194535318 
C143443BagleyAugustine LeoArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511548 
147907BagnallArthur MoncrieffArmyWorld War II, 1939-194523810 
C141377BahrVernon HowardArmyWorld War II, 1939-194524998 
C31762BaigentLestock RyversArmyRegular Military Service, World War II, 1939-19452074 
117221BaigentWilliam VictorArmyWorld War II, 1939-194513973 
117222BaikieJohn George CampbellArmyWorld War II, 1939-194537334 
152117BaileyAlan WalterArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533390 
C139401BaileyVictor AlfredArmyWorld War II, 1939-194525000 
C139400BaileyDouglas ClaudeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194523045 
159962BaileyWilliam HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-194547767 
C139399BaileyRobert MalcolmArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528228 
163848BaillieJames SelwynArmyWorld War II, 1939-194560840 
C28531Le BaillyHenri WilliamArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945, World War I, 1914-191881787, 64235 
C143498BainHerbert AtholArmyWorld War II, 1939-19456494 
C122167BainFrederick JohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457206 
C143502BainRobert GeorgeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194521343 
117229BairdClifford LindsayArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511971 
C120971BairdGeorge MauriceAir ForceWorld War II, 1939-1945, Regular Military Service42094 
117230BairdIvan HarrisArmyWorld War II, 1939-194533024 
143874BakerAlanArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511907 
C84579BakerAlexander TruefittArmyWorld War I, 1914-191836939 
146362BakerJames AlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-194519349 
C134253BakerJohn AlexanderArmyWorld War II, 1939-19455751 
143631BakerArthur ClemonArmyWorld War II, 1939-194511092 
C139403BakerSeager BertramArmyWorld War II, 1939-194529560 
C120984BakerPeter De BreeArmyWorld War II, 1939-194520606 
C133102BakerHoward CharlesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512020 
150245BakerFrank EverardArmyWorld War II, 1939-194528320 
C103290BakerFrederick George OwenArmyWorld War I, 1914-191864419 
C133101BakerFrederickArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945442397 
C120895BakerJames FyfeArmyWorld War II, 1939-19457116 
C139402BakerGeorge HenryArmyWorld War II, 1939-1945, World War I, 1914-191826/710, 23774 
C131606BakerHerbert KeithArmyWorld War II, 1939-194525001 
117233BakerIlesArmyWorld War II, 1939-194512505 
C17558BakerJames LeslieArmyWorld War II, 1939-194525002 
C130825BakerRalph JohnArmyWorld War II, 1939-194522594 

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.