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Gwendoline Leila Campbell

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  • Service number
    72004 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Gwendoline Gager AWMM
    • Gwendoline Gilmore AWMM
    • Gwendoline Leila Gilmour AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gwendoline Leila AWMM
  • Surname
    Campbell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gwendoline Gager AWMM
    • Gwendoline Gilmore AWMM
    • Gwendoline Leila Gilmour AWMM
  • Service number
    72004 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 July 1912 WWII WAAC Roll
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 13 December 1941 AWMM C/o Beach House, Milford, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Housewife and in the 1950's wrote a cooking page for "The Auckland Star" entitled "Cooking with Mary Public - Simon - Child - 10 May 2015 - Family paers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs L.A. Gager (mother), Hikurangi, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 October 1941 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 13 December 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.8 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.8
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.8
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Mum worked in her parents store in Hikurangi. She then moved to Kohukohu and worked at Andrewes Gene Public - Simon - Child - 10 May 2015 - Family papers
  • 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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  • Gwendoline Gager was first married to Lieutenant Ronald Dugald Campbell (22241) who was killed in action on Crete.

    She married Robert Gilmore after World War II. They had three children. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1996 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 October 1996 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Leave a tribute or memory of Gwendoline Leila Campbell

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  • My darling Mum.You were so proud of your war service.I miss you every day.love Anna xx
    Public - Anna-Christina - Child - 9 May 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand Military Nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps
    http://www.nzans.org/index.htm
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 6: WW2 8 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 October 1996 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.8 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 May 2015SimonAuckland, New ZealandChild
09 May 2015Anna-ChristinaGardners Bay, Tasmania,AustraliaChild
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