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Graham Neil McLaren Boswell

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Graham Neil McLaren AWMM
  • Surname
    Boswell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 824378 AWMM
    • Malaya 30276 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    27 June 1927 Public - Holly - Direct descendant - 1 October 2022 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Northcote, Auckland Public - Holly - Direct descendant - 1 October 2022 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. M. Boswell, 872 Three Kings Rd., Mt. Eden, Auckland (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM
    • Married Beryl Lois Richardson 14 February 1953 Public - Holly - Direct descendant - 1 October 2022 - Marriage Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.13 Soldier/Military 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.13
  • 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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1947. Served with the RNZAC (NZ Scottish) and 2 General Hospital RNZAMC before being appointed second in command of the NZSAS in 1955. Lead the NZSAS Advance Party to Malaya 1955. AWMM

Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand Special Air Service, Wikipedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand_Special_Air_Service
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.13 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Organisation - SAS [Special Air Service] squadron Malaya [Malaya SAS Advance Party]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington AAYS 8638 AD1/1486 [R22441637] AWMM
    • Rennie, F. (1986) Regular Soldier. Auckland, N.Z.: Endeavour Press. AWMM
    • Special Air Service (SAS) Squadron - Malaya - Nominal roll (persons returns from overseas) [1957], Archives New Zealand, CAJN 41/3/6 [R21234079] AWMM

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01 October 2022HollyAucklandDirect descendant

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