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Alex James Simonson

  • Service number
    WWII 49288 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Alec. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family papers.
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army. Artillery. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Personal Files.
    • 17th Field Reg. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.
  • Last rank
  • War
Taken at Trenthham Military Camp

Alex James Simonson

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Identity

  • Title
    Gunner. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personal Files.
  • Forenames
    Alex James AWMM
  • Surname
    Simonson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Alec. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family papers.
  • Service number
    WWII 49288 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    7th Febuary 1914 Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Place of birth
    Masterton NZ. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 45 Spring Street, Onehunga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Car Painter Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. G.H. Simonson(wife), 45 Spring Street, Onehunga AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Army. Artillery. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Personal Files.
    • 17th Field Reg. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.
  • Service number
    WWII 49288 AWMM
  • Military service
    1941 ---- 1944. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Personal Files.
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Suva. Noumea. South Pacific. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1939--45 Star. Defence Medal. War Medal 1939--45. NZ war Service Medal. Pacific Star. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Trenthom training Camp. Papakura Camp. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.
    • Trenthham. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Miltary Personnel File.
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 7 Carpenter/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 7
    • 20th March 1941. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Car Painter. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Age on enlistment
    27. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Military Personnel File.

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
    11th May 1985 Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Age at death
    70. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Place of death
    Auckland NZ. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Cause of death
    Natural Causes. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
    Cremated. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald 13th May. Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019 - Family.
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Alex James Simonson

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  • Still think of you every day, you were a great Father and good Mate, proud of you.
    Public - Maxwell James - Child - 4 September 2019

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.128 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.362 AWMM

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06 September 2019MaxNZChild
04 September 2019Maxwell JamesAuckland NZChild
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