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John Griffin Aston

2nd NZEF, 45953 Pte J G ASTON, 25 Btn, died 29 March 1990 aged 72 years. JEAN M ASTON, died 15.6.2006 aged 88yrs Both are buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne  Blk RSAAS Plot 106

John Griffin ASTON

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Griffin AWMM
  • Surname
    Aston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 45953 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1917 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 22 August 2023 - NZ BDM birth Records
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Son of Frank & Catherine ASTON of Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 22 August 2023 - NZ BDM birth Records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 310 Clifford St., Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. F. Aston, 310 Clifford St., Gisborne (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Husband of Jean Mary ASTON Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 22 August 2023 - Gisborne Cemetery Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 45953 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.12 Plasterer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.12
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.12
  • 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

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.12 AWMM

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22 August 2023Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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