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George Ellison

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Ellison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62745 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1907 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1907 Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Place of birth
    Otakou, New Zealand Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Birth notes
    He was the child of Te Iwi Herehere Ellison and Oriwia Karetai of Otakou. Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Okatou, New Zealand AWMM
    • Ōtakou, Dunedin, New Zealand Public - Nick - Direct descendant - 2 May 2018 - Family knowledge
    • Otakou, New Zealand Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer and fisherman. Upoko of Otakou Marae Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs A. Ellison (wife), 23 Avon Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • He pakeha ia. Alice Tong (married Geroge Ellison) Her parents were from England. She was raised in Auckland. Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married Public - Megan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Family

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    62745 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Seaman AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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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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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 108 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2020Megan New ZealandDirect descendant
02 May 2018Nick DunedinDirect descendant

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