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Gordon Stewart Beissel

Gordon wearing his WWII Uniform not long after coming back from War

Gordon Stuart Beissel

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Gordon Stewart AWMM
    • Gordon Stuart Public - Neil - Sibling - 15 June 2023 - Family Papers
  • Surname
    Beissel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 621003 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 1945 AWMM 27 Sydney St., Petone AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. W.G. Beissel, 27 Sydney St., Petone (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 621003 AWMM
  • Military service
    J Force…..1946 Public - Neil - Sibling - 15 June 2023 - Family Papers and Military Personal Records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.13 Motor Mechanic/Military 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.13
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.13
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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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



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  • Memorial name

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  • Grandad Beissel, i want to thank you for your bravery in fighting for us and our freedom. You have made our lives so much easier. You are so amazing and i wish that i could have met you. Your family misses you a lot. I am your great-granddaughter, Brendons child. I am 11 years old and go to a small country school. I feel so for the warriors who fought in the war, they sacrificed their live for ours, and thats why i wish that you could know what life was like after all of your hard work. Yet, i cant give enough thanks to you and your fellow soldiers.
    Your everloving great-granddaughter,

    (P.S. Love from the rest of the family)



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  • External links
    Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245)
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.13 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls J-force personnel from Italy Middle East to Japan. Archives New Zealand (R22440245) AWMM
      p.71 AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 June 2023 NeilWhanganuiSibling
10 June 2019Jordan ScottWellington, New Zealand Direct descendant

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