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Frank Edward Gladstone Nilson

  • Service number
    Jayforce 641277 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Pte Frank Edward Gladstone NILSON 641277. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 6S25. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Pte Frank Edward Gladstone NILSON 641277. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Edward Gladstone AWMM
  • Surname
    Nilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 641277 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 61 Wesley St., Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. B.M. Nilson, 61 Wesley St., Dunedin (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 641277 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.98 Cabinetmaker's app/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.98
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.98
  • 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
    29 May 2011 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 86 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6S, Plot 25 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorial

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Sources

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  • 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.98 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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