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Bruce Burns McGrath

  • Service number
    Jayforce 616634 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bruce Burns AWMM
  • Surname
    McGrath AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 616634 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
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Pukeatua AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. M. McGrath, Pukeatua (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 616634 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
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.81 Farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.81
    HamiltonWaikato 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.81
  • 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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  • Thank you for your service, Grandad Bruce. I know that Dad and Aunty Marg are so proud of you, and love and miss you very much. I hope you get to rest in peace with Nana as recompense for the sacrifices you made for New Zealand in your lifetime.
    Public - Molly Jene - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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.81 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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24 April 2020Molly JeneTe Awamutu, New ZealandDirect descendant

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