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Douglas Otto Wiechern

  • Service number
    Jayforce 494615 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Otto AWMM
  • Surname
    Wiechern AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 494615 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6 March 1920 Public - Gregory Philip - Other relative - 25 August 2019 - Family tree
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, New Zealand Public - Gregory Philip - Other relative - 25 August 2019 - Family tree
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 222 Vanguard St., Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. E.M.M. Wiechern, Beachville Ave., Nelson (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Divorced/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 494615 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.143 Canister maker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.143
    NelsonTasman 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.143
  • 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
    24 May 1993 Public - Gregory - Other relative - 4 December 2021 - Personal knowledge/Family tree
  • Age at death
    73 Public - Gregory - Other relative - 4 December 2021 - Personal knowledge/Family tree
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand Public - Gregory - Other relative - 4 December 2021 - Personal knowledge/Family tree
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Purewa Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Gregory - Other relative - 4 December 2021 - Personal knowledge/Family tree
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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.143 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 December 2021GregoryTaupiriOther relative
25 August 2019Gregory PhilipNgaruawahia New ZealandOther relative

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