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George Arthur Horsfall

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'Gunner G Horsefall standing by to reload a 25 pounder, Korea', October 1951, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington,    PA1-q-311-0415.

'Gunner G Horsefall standing by to reload a 25 pounder, Korea', October 1951, Alexander Turnbull Lib …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Horsfall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Malaya 206358 AWMM
    • Vietnam 206358 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 December 1930 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    1963 AWMM Single/Malaya AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Albert Taniwha Horsfall and Mere Tahatu Horsfall. Public source. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    6 September 1981 Death Notice/Cemetery Record
    GisborneGisborne Death Notice/Cemetery Record
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waerenga-a-hika Family Cemetery, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Australian Services Nominal Roll Korea War (incl, Royal Australian Regiment) (no George Arthur HOSFALL);
    https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/search
    Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 30 March 2021
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    • New Zealand's Vietnam War Veterans. Personal page
      http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/wo2-ga-horsfall
      Sources Used
    • Memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War. New Zealand History online website.
      http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/
      Further Reference
    • Australia's Vietnam War
      https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/
      Further Reference
    • [Gunner G Horsefall standing by to reload a 25 pounder, Korea]. New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency. Ref: PA1-q-311-0415. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23097737
      http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE14901
      Further Reference
    • Mackley, Ian Chappell, 1928-2016. [New Zealanders at Forward Observation Post attached to 3 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment]. New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency. Ref: K-0716-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23250153
      https://natlib.govt.nz/records/23250153
      Further Reference
    • Nothing Public - Rafi - Other relative - 27 February 2020 - Yu
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • McGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 18 May-1 October 1965, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.151-156 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • 1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Organisation - New Zealand Army Force - FARELF [Far East Land Forces] - Organisation and formation - [Malaya] [Malaya 1960-1964 1NZIR Repatriation Lists]. Archives New Zealand Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1120 (R22435552) AWMM
      List is intended to post personnel of 1NZ Regt on their retrun to NZ with a range of factors in mind. AWMM
    • Nothing Public - Rafi - Other relative - 27 February 2020 - Horsfall

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 March 2021RoscoeNZResearcher
07 March 2021CarolHavelock NorthOther
27 February 2020RafiAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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