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Douglas William McAlpine

Photograph of Douglas William McAlpine, taken in Wellington prior to embarkation to Fiji. Image kindly provided by Cameron McAlpine (February 2020).  Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Douglas William McAlpine, taken in Wellington prior to embarkation to Fiji. Image kind …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas William AWMM
  • Surname
    McAlpine AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 33343 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 March 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21st March 1918 Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 15 October 2019 - Military papers
  • Place of birth
    Napier Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 15 October 2019 - Birth print out from Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 224 Vivian St., Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 224 Vivian St., Wellington AWMM
    • Prior to Wellington, Douglas 'Bill' lived in Wairoa and Whanganui Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 15 October 2019 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
    From 1945-1948 worked for the Post and Telegraph Department. Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 15 October 2019 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Constable J. McAlpine, Police-station, Wairoa (father) AWMM
    • WW2 Constable J. McAlpine, Police Station, Wairoa (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Married in 1948 to Josephine Wynn of Waipawa Public - Cameron - Direct descendant - 15 October 2019 - Family papers and Marriage Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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.281 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.211 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. 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

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 October 2019CameronDevonport AucklandDirect descendant

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