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Ronald Gordon Spence

2nd NZEF, 512309 Gnr R G Spence, NZ A, died 23 November 1961 aged 53 years; FAY E SPENCE, died 19 July 1990. He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Block 27 Plot 286

Ronald Gordon SPENCE

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Spence AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 512309 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1908 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/198339607/jessie-mckay-spence
  • Place of birth
    Wairoa Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/198339607/jessie-mckay-spence
  • Birth notes
    Son of George Edmond Nimrod SPENCE & Jessie McKay SPENCE (nee' Seagar) Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2023 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/198339607/jessie-mckay-spence
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Carroll St., Wairoa AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J.M. Spence, Carroll St, Wairoa (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • 1923 Ronald Gordon SPENCE married Elenor May BROWN Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 2 September 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 512309 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.182 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.182
    WairoaHawkes Bay 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.182
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.182 AWMM

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02 September 2023Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher

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