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George Gemmell

  • Service number
    446855 AWMM
  • Also known as
    GEORGE POMAHUE GEMMELL Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Cemetery Record
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Pte. George Gemmell # 446885 of the 28 Maori Battalion died aged 71 yrs on the 9 July 1994 in Hastings

GEORGE POMAHUE GEMMELL # 446855

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Cemetery Record
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Gemmell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    GEORGE POMAHUE GEMMELL Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Cemetery Record
  • Service number
    446855 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kiwi Road, North Clyde, Wairoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Gemmell (mother), Kiwi Road, North Clyde, 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
    446855 AWMM
  • Military service
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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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WairoaHawkes Bay 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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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
    9 July 1994 Public Source
  • Date of death
    9 July 1994 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    71 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Hastings NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hastings Cemetery, Hastings Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot H57; Reference: 900117 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 August 2015 - Hastings Cemetery Records
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Memorial

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  • I am a grandaughter of George Gemmell and my father is his second youngest son , of 13 chrildren ,whom his name is Timoti Gemmell of Royshill , I am indeed proud to be his grandaughter and will forever be blessed with the loving memory of my dear grandfather that served for us to make our future a better place .I only wish u could have met your great grandchildren. ..love you pa always & forever ..LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Katrina - Direct descendant - 26 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 34 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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26 April 2016KatrinaAustraliaDirect descendant
28 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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