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Michael Nathan


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Nathan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mick AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 67812 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1920 Personnel file WhangareiNorthland Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM 31 Victor St., Avondale, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. R. Nathan, 31 Victor St., Avondale, Auckland (b) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Military Camp Personnel file
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 22 September 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.290
    Age 21 AWMM
    Freezing works employee/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.290
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.290
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 3 1/2 inches AWMM
    • 6 April 1943 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      BW (Bullet Wound) Right Elbow - Admitted to the New Zealand General Hospital AWMM
    • 18 February 1944 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      BC (Battle Casualty) Wounded - Possibly gun shot wound to shoulder and neck AWMM
    • 4 February 1946 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Toncillitis AWMM
    • 15 October 1941 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Rubella AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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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



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  • External links
  • 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.290 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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