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George Henry Saxton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Saxton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 45579 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
    WW2 Rangiriri AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr P.H. Saxton, Rangiriri (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 45579 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 Lorry driver/Civilian 2NZEF Roll 7
    2NZEF Roll 7
  • 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
  • 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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  • Name of Elsie Frances Saxton spelling as I have written it not as shown She is an aunt and Dads sister.Percy Raymond Saxton is his brother .all three from same family George Henry Saxton was born on 23 /2/ 1920 and died 4/9/1994.He is buried at the Glen Murray Cemetry.He married Helen Marie Griffin on 24/6/1949 and had four children. He farmed sheep and beef at Te Akau and Glen Murray since the war. Percy Raymond Saxton married Margaret Ellen (Greta) Shearer in 1948. They also had four children. He died 6/2/1964 and is buried at the Glen Murray Cemetry.
    Public - Gillian Joy - Child - 28 July 2015
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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p. 351 AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p. 124 AWMM

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28 July 2015Gillian JoyNaike Waikato New ZealandChild

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