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George Wong



  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Wong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Chiew Fook AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 July 1922 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
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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
    WW2 Fruiterer/Civilian Ballot List
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trained at Burnham Military Camp with the Otago Regiment between May and September 1942. Source: Tim Miller, 'Chinese's Community's 'taonga'', Otago Daily Times, 20 July 2019.

    Brother of Bill Wong, Royal New Zealand Air Force. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    17 June 2019 Otago Daily Times
    Age 96 AWMM
    DunedinOtago Otago Daily Times
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
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  • Thank you so much, for everything you did for our family. I loved your special ice cream sundaes. I wish i could've met you before you left us all.
    Goodbye George,
    love Liv and her amazing friend.
    Public - liv - 20 March 2024
  • Thank you for your service Uncle George.
    Public - Debbie - 23 April 2023



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  • External links
  • 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


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20 March 2024livChristchurch, New ZealandOther
23 April 2023Debbie Auckland, NZOther

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