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James Herbert Golding Alp

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  • Service number
    WWII 30991 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jim Alp Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Family
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of James Herbert Golding Alp circa 1945. No known copyright restrictions.
Portrait of James Herbert Golding Alp circa 1945. No known c … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Herbert Golding AWMM
  • Surname
    Alp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim Alp Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Family
  • Service number
    WWII 30991 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 February 1911 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    7 February 1911 Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Gillingham, Kent, England Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 2 Mount View Rd., Wanganui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Insurance Salesman
    Commercial Artist
    Curator, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. G.M. Alp, 3 Peakes Rd., St. John's Hill, Wanganui (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • 'Dear John' letter received while POW. Divorced and married Grace Elizabeth Smailes 14/9/1946 (see NZDF Archive record and 'Chance encounter' document for more details Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - NZDF Archive and family records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 30991 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
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.11 Accountant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.11
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.11
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      15 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Oflag 79, near Braunschweigh (formerly O.8F) 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
    See full record in documents (held in Libya, Italy and Germany) Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - 12 July 1942 to 15 April 1945 (2 years, 9 months)
  • Liberation date
    12 April 1945 Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - NZDF Army record, JHG Alp diary, and other documents already uploaded
  • Liberation Repatriation
    Safe in UK 29 April 1945
    Landed NZ 30 September 1945
    See details in documents uploaded Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - NZDF record, family papers
  • POW liberation details
    .... at 0915 hrs the first (USA) Allied Armoured Car rolled up to the and ... flung wide the gates. Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - JHG Alp POW diary (uploaded)
  • POW serial number
    • WWII 228382 AWMM
    • See POW identity card in photos Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - NZDF record, POW identity card, other documents uploaded

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
    14 October 1989 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 October 1989 Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Death certificate
  • Age at death
    78 Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Death certificate
  • Place of death
    Whanganui, New Zealand Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Death certificate
  • Cause of death
    Myocardial infaction Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Death certificate
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Aromoho Cemetery, Wanganui Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - Death certificate
  • Grave reference
    Aramoho Cemetery Public - Barbara - Child - 27 October 2019 - Family
  • Obituary
    See uploaded 'photo' Public - Barbara - Child - 26 January 2020 - Family papers
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.11 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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