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Cyril Alfred Dornbush

  • Service number
    WWII 29533 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Long Range Desert Group Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Private Cyril Alfred DORNBUSH MM

Private Cyril Alfred DORNBUSH MM

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Dornbush AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 29533 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1917 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Manunui House, Manunui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Civil engineering contractor Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Dornbush, Kapuni St., Marton (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Long Range Desert Group Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Military Personnel File
  • Service number
    WWII 29533 AWMM
  • Military service
    Long Range Desert Group L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. EPH-W2-11-27.
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    24 February 1942 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Dornbush, Charles. (Ref. WO 373/19/293). Military Medal. AWMM

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
    • WW2
      22 December 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • Captured in North Africa 1942 Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family knowledge
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33182 AWMM

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
    17 May 1990 Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    72 Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Kawakawa Hospital,
    Kawakawa,
    Northland,
    New Zealand Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family papers
  • Cause of death
    Colon cancer Public - Graham - Other relative - 12 May 2017 - Family papers
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.128 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM

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12 May 2017GrahamSalisbury, UKOther relative
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