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Wortley Bruce French

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Photograph of Wortley Bruce French taken around 1939/1940. Image kindly provided by the French family. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Wortley Bruce French taken around 1939/1940. Image kindly provided by the French famil …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wortley Bruce AWMM
  • Surname
    French AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 13654 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 February 1916 AWMM MotuekaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
    21 February 1916 Public - Peter William - Child - 3 October 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Motueka Public - Peter William - Child - 2 October 2019 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
    There was an error in the recording of his names, which should have been "Bruce Wortley French". Public - Peter William - Child - 3 October 2019 - Family records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Hokianga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. Walter Wortley French, Palmerston (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 13654 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 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.161 Teacher/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.161
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.161
  • 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
    9 December 1963 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.161 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 November 2019Peter WilliamPalmerston North, New ZealandChild

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