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Ronald Mathieson Forbes

Portrait of Ronald Mathieson Forbes. Image kindly provided by Grant Mathieson (October 2020).

Portrait of Ronald Mathieson Forbes. Image kindly provided by Grant Mathieson (October 2020).

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Mathieson AWMM
  • Surname
    Forbes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 33756 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 March 1917 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    11/03/1917 Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family records
  • Place of birth
    Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Care of Mrs. J.E. Munro, Opunake AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. Charles Forbes, Grant Rd., Woodville (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

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
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.155 Carpenter/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.155
    New PlymouthTaranaki 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.155
  • 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
    16/04/1984 Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family records
  • Age at death
    67 Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family records
  • Place of death
    Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
    Lung cancer Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Kelvin Grove Cemetery. Palmerston North. Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family papers
  • Grave reference
    Section DA, Block 05, Plot 086 Public - Grant - Child - 7 March 2021 - Family papers
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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.155 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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