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Gerald Desmond Cranston

  • Service number
    WWII 443350 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jerry Cranston Public - oliver - Direct descendant - 16 November 2020 - family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Cranston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jerry Cranston Public - oliver - Direct descendant - 16 November 2020 - family papers
  • Service number
    WWII 443350 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Rangatau Rd., Ohakune AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. G.E.G. Cranston, Rangatau Rd., Ohakune (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 443350 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.29 Fencer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.29
    TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.29
  • 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Gerald Desmond Cranston

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  • dear grandad jerry,
    though you may be gone you are not forgot. We read your books and we continue the Cranston legacy, you taught 3 generations of Cranstons what a Cranston is.

    lots of love
    your great grandson
    oliver
    Public - oliver - Direct descendant - 16 November 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.29 AWMM

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16 November 2020oliverauckland new zealandDirect descendant

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