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George Ambrose McKay

2nd NZEF, 20362 Gnr G A McKAY, NZ Artillery, died 24 September 1978 aged 65 years
He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery 
Blk RSA 34 Plot 13

Gnr G A McKAY

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Ambrose AWMM
  • Surname
    McKay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 20362 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 1940 AWMM 24 Bay St., Petone AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. R.M. McKay, 24 Bay St., Petone (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 20362 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 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.118 Motor trimmer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.118
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.118
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    2 January 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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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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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.118 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM

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28 May 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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