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Gordon Lloyd Strid

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Lloyd AWMM
  • Surname
    Strid AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bill AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ428173 AWMM
    • WWII 428173 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 March 1921 AWMM HorotiuWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Edmonton Road, Henderson, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs C. A. Strid (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ428173 AWMM
    • WWII 428173 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jul 1942 Family source Carpenter/Civilian Family source
  • 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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  • Stationed in Fiji during the war and was very involved with the building of the airport at Nadi. Later stationed in the Solomon Islands and the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) after the Japanese surrender.

    Brother of Cyrus Victor Strid (RNZAF), Douglas Robert Strid (2NZEF), and Alma Strid (WAAF). Family source. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 November 2008 Family source
    Age 87 AWMM
    TitirangiWaitakere City Family source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Private Cremation AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, November/December 2008 AWMM
  • 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
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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