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Bernard Nathan Goldwater

  • Service number
    WWII 617941 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Bernie Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - The name used by family and friends
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Possibly taken at Trentham about 1941 as a Sargent Small Arms Instructor, but the medal bars may indicate the photo was taken in about 1945 after he returned from overseas.

Bernard Nathan Goldwater

Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. kgoldwat@bigpond.net.au

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bernard Nathan AWMM
  • Surname
    Goldwater AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bernie Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - The name used by family and friends
  • Service number
    WWII 617941 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 3 Suiter Street, Newmarket AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Signwriter
    Sales Manager New Zealand Breweries
    Manager Greenlane Cellars
    Marketing Director Gilbeys Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. M.L. Goldwater, 3 Suiter Street, Newmarket AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 617941 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    School Cadets Prior to 4 Oct 1938. NZ Territorial Forces 4 Oct 1938. NZ Army 7 Sept 1939. Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Military Files and family papers
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 13 Signwriter/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 13
    Motutapu IslandHauraki Gulf 2NZEF Nom Roll 13
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    17 Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Military Files and family papers

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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  • DOB 26 August 1922. This is the date on his birth certificate which would have made him 17 when he signed up so he obviously jumped his age up by a year. However by the time he saw active service is legal age. Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    10 September 1987 Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    66 Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Auckland New Zealand Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
    Cancer Public - Kevin - Child - 7 July 2015 - Family papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.46 AWMM

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07 July 2015KevinBrisbane AustraliaChild

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