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Alfred Nelson Carroll

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Carroll AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39590 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 February 1918 AWMM WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM North Clyde, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.T. Carroll (father), Turiroa, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39590 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    29 November 1945 AWMM
    'In the action at PETRAS PASS, Greece, on 16 April 1941 Private Carroll was armed with a sub-machine gun and continually went out in search of enemy patrols who were threatening to penetrate around the flanks. Later when this had been effected, he went out under heavy fire and successfully stopped the advancing enemy. He was last seen with his gun hunting the enemy.'. (Source: The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Carroll, Nelson Alfred. (Ref. WO 373/57/582). Military Medal. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 4357 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
  • 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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  • Alfred Nelson Carroll 39590 28th Maori Battalion D Company 'Ngati Walkabout'. Enlisted 05 October 1939. Missing in Action September 1941. POW Stalag XV111A (18A) No: 4357.
    Public - maxine - Child - 24 April 2016
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    • 28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945
      http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/
      Further Reference
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.
      http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htm
      Further Reference
    • 'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the field.' (London Gazette, 29 November 1945, p.5790.). Military Medal.
      http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/37368/supplements/5790
      Further Reference
    • 'In the action at PETRAS PASS, Greece, on 16 April 1941 Private Carroll was armed with a sub-machine gun and continually went out in search of enemy patrols who were threatening to penetrate around the flanks. Later when this had been effected, he went out under heavy fire and successfully stopped the advancing enemy. He was last seen with his gun hunting the enemy.'. (Source: The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Carroll, Nelson Alfred. (Ref. WO 373/57/582). Military Medal.
      http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D7376031
      Further Reference
  • References
    • 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. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 33 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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