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Alex Weir

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alex AWMM
  • Surname
    Weir AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 616430 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 51 Knight's Rd., Lower Hutt AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM 51 Knights Rd., Lower Hutt AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. G. Weir, 51 Knight's Rd., Lower Hutt (f) AWMM
    • WW2 Mr. G. Weir, 51 Knights Rd., Lower Hutt (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 616430 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.203 Projectionist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.203
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.203
    • WW2 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.150 Projectionist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.150
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.150
  • 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
  • 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

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.203 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.150 AWMM
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