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Gordon Oscar Saunders

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Oscar AWMM
  • Surname
    Saunders AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 74132 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1920 Death Notice
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 1942 AWMM 82 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 1942 AWMM 82 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr J Saunders (father), 82 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mr J Saunders (father), 82 Harman Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 74132 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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  • Husband of Rosemary AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 2013 Death Notice
    Age 93 AWMM
    Upper HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taita Lawn Cemetery, Northern end Rimu Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt, New Zealand AWMM Block 12, Row I, Plot 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Dominion Post, 8 May 2013. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Hutt City Council burial and cremation records
    http://cemeteries.huttcity.govt.nz/WhatType1?Change_btn=Change&_bidv_=HBg8csVQ
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.38 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.351 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death notice: 8/05/2013 AWMM

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