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Athol Shearer

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Athol AWMM
  • Surname
    Shearer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 457110 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 Winchmore Rural Delivery, Ashburton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr J Shearer, Winchmore Rural Delivery, Ashburton (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 457110 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Memorial name

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  • Athol Shearer was on 2nd December 1919 and died on the 11 March 2008. He was from a family of 11. Ester,Jean,John,Elizabeth,Margaret,Ellen,Peter,Hugh,Keith and Roderick. Athols brother Hugh also fought in WW2. His brothers Peter and Keith were trained and ready to go to war when it ended. (They were awarded medals for their contribution to the war effort)
    Public - Jane Holmes - Other relative - 13 May 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p. 116 AWMM

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13 May 2016Jane HolmesNew ZealandOther relative
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