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James Archibald Goodsir

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Major James Archibald Goodsirs Tunic

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    Goodsir AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 31525 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 October 1907 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 37 Sea View Tce., Mount Albert, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J. Goodser, 4 Manor Place, Point Chevalier, Auckland (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII 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
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  • 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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  • Maj J. A. Goodsir, MC; born NZ 10 Oct 1907; civil engineer; wounded 20 Nov 1943. (Source: Cody, J.F. New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. p.67.) AWMM

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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Sources

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  • External links
    'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East.' (London Gazette, 14 October 1943, p.4546.). Military Cross.
    http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36209/supplements/4546
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.67, 313, 318, 358, 359, 364, 365, 377, 382, 420, 426, 427, 428, 437, 441, 459, 482, 543, 545, 559, 628, 649. 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.176 AWMM
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