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Derek McFarland

Plaque at Pyes Pa Cemetery, Tauranga

S/Sgt. Derek "Paddy" McFarland

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Derek AWMM
  • Surname
    McFarland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sugar AWMM
    • Paddy AWMM
  • Service number
    • Malaya E39334 AWMM
    • Malaya 39334 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 October 2014 Sunlive 15/10/2014/Cemetery Record
    Age 81 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty Sunlive 15/10/2014/Cemetery Record
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Cemetery, Tauranga AWMM Plot 85, Row G, New RSA Block, AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice; New Zealand Herald, 16 October 2014. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
      p.145 AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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