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David Ernest William Gillies

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    Gillies AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 24917 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    18 October 1917 Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    361 South Road, Caversham, NZ Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 56 Tyne St., Oamaru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Mechanic/Director Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Family
    • Company Manager Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - FAMILY
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. G.T. Gillies, 56 Tyne St., Oamaru (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 24917 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Later during WW11 joined Royal NZ Naval Volunteer Reserve Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - British Military Lists - Navy list 1945
    Naval Forces of the Dominions (NZ)

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.173 Motor Mechanic/Military 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.173
    OamaruOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.173
  • 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
    11 August 1974 Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Age at death
    56 Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Place of death
    Public Hospital, Lower Hutt, NZ Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Cause of death
    Cerebrovascular Accident - Hours Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Public - Richard - Sibling - 30 September 2018 - Death Certificate
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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.173 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 September 2018RichardWaterloo, Lower HuttSibling
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