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Alan Stuart Anderson

Portrait of Alan Anderson, 433027 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by  Moira Clark 1178-2699. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Alan Anderson, 433027 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Moira Clark 1178-2699. CC-BY-NC-ND …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Stuart AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 439504 AWMM
    • WWII 433027 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 May 1922 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    19 April 1952 AWMM Married/Post WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWII 439504 AWMM
    • WWII 433027 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Believed to be the last survivor of the Otago Mounted Rifles, Mr Anderson trained as a dispatch rider at Burnham Military Camp before transferring to the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Public source.

    After the War he assisted with the repatriation of returning servicemen in Wellington and trained as a Carpenter in Dunedin.

    He married his wife June in 1952 with whom he had three children.

    Member of the Mosgiel 1178 RSA. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 May 2018 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



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  • External links
    Otago Daily Times
    Further Reference
  • References
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol. 3, p.601 [97] AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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