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Gordon Henry Watson

Headstone of Cpl Gordon Henry Watson 4944986. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block 11A, Plot 62. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Cpl Gordon Henry Watson 4944986. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Watson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 494986 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 31 Council St., St. Kilda, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. M.G. Watson, 31 Council St., St. Kilda, Dunedin (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 494986 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 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.202 Civil servant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.202
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.202
  • 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
    25 June 1972 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 60 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 11A, Plot 62 AWMM
  • 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. (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.202 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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