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Nelson Dalzell

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  • Service number
    WWII 245028 AWMM
  • Also known as
    George Nelson Dalzell AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Nelson AWMM
    • George Public - Andrew - Child - 17 June 2018 - Family knowledge
  • Surname
    Dalzell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    George Nelson Dalzell AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 245028 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 April 1921 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Rotherham North Canterbury Public - Andrew - Child - 17 June 2018 - Family Knowledge
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Coldstream, Culverden AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Andrew - Child - 17 June 2018 - Sheep and Beef Farmer in Culverden, purchased Landsend Farm. Remained there until his death.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. V. Dalzell, Coldstream, Culverden (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Later Married Shirley Caroline Elsom Public - Andrew - Child - 17 June 2018 - Family knowledge

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 245028 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.99 Mixed farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.99
    ChristchurchCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.99
  • 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Leg injury AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Despite a leg injury received in WWII he excelled at Rugby and played with the All Blacks from 1953-1954.

    Sheep and Beef Farmer in Culverden, purchased Landsend Farm. Remained there until his death. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 April 1989 AWMM
    Age 68 AWMM
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand Rugby Museum
    http://stats.allblacks.com/asp/Profile.asp?ABID=208
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.99 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 June 2018AndrewColdstream Culverden New ZealandChild

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