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Maurice Godwin Bickford

April 1994 - Maurice & Lottie BICKFORD enjoying the golden years after a less than auspicious start to their marriage 50 years ago today

Maurice & Lottie BICKFORD

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice Godwin AWMM
  • Surname
    Bickford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 33653 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1914 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Birth notes
    Son of Cecil Edmund & Joletta Louisa BICKFORD of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 7 Daphne St., Gisborne AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 7 Daphne St., Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. C.E. Bickford, 7 Daphne St., Gisborne (father) AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. C.E. Bickford, 7 Daphne St., Gisborne (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • 1944 Maurice BICKFORD married Charlotte Ida HERKT Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 13 September 2023 - NZ BDM Marriage Records

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

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Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • 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.39 AWMM
    • 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.31 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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13 September 2023Lorraine MonaGisborne Researcher

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