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Ronald Arthur Neil Donaldson

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Headstone of Gnr Ronald Arthur Neil DONALDSON 452722. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 1A49. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Gnr Ronald Arthur Neil DONALDSON 452722. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Counc …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Ronald Arthur Neil AWMM
    • Ronald Arthur Neil Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family and Military History
  • Surname
    Donaldson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 452722 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 2 January 1921 AWMM
    • 2 January 1921 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    2nd January 1921 Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin NZ Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Frasers Rd., Kaikorai, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Carpenter/ Watersider Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. M. Donaldson, 37 Howard St., Spreydon, Christchurch (w) AWMM
    • Father ( Neil Donaldson ) Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM
    • Divorced 1945 remarried 1947 Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 452722 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.52 Grocer's Assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.52
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.52
  • 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
    22 November 1996 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 75 AWMM
  • Date of death
    6th Nov 1996 Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Age at death
    75 Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Place of death
    Dunedin Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Cause of death
    Cancer Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 1A, Plot 49 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Port Chalmers RSA plot Public - Graeme - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - Family History
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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.52 AWMM

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14 September 2017GraemeNZDirect descendant

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