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Michael Menzies

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Menzies AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 63994 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 November 1919 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 13 Springfield Rd., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. K. Daly, 4621 Park Boulevard, Oakland, California (aunt) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 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 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.244 Packer and storeman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.244
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.244
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Zentsuji Camp, Zentsuji, Shikoku Islands, Japan AWMM
    Butaritari Atoll, Kiribati AWMM
    Jan 1942 AWMM
  • 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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  • Served as a Coastwatcher on the Gilbert Islands and was taken as a Prisoner of War by Japanese forces. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1999 Auckland City Council
    Auckland City Council
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery 1 Alfred Street Onehunga Auckland New Zealand AWMM Area 5, Block F, Plot 427 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Miss you Grandad! Love you and we'll be thinking of you this ANZAC Day.
    Public - Magdalena - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
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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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.244 AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.233 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. and Pomeroy, M.J. (2016). Gallant Acts and Noble Deeds: New Zealand army honours and awards for the Second World War. Auckland, N.Z.: Fair Dinkum Publications.; P.J. Beattie and M.J. Pomeroy, 2016. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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24 April 2020MagdalenaAucklandDirect descendant

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