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Madge Tyson

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Portrait, WW2, WAAC, standing in front of tent in Egypt, Madge Tyson (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Madge AWMM
  • Surname
    Tyson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Callaghan AWMM
  • Service number
    71987 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1914 AWMM RunangaWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr I. Tyson (father), Mills Street, Runanga, Greymouth, 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
    71987 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    GreymouthWestland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Leukemia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Madge Tyson a WAAC in WW2

    Jack and Madge (nee Tyson) met in Egypt as they were both based at the Grand Central Hotel Helwan, Egypt

    Madge Tyson married Jack Callaghan on their return to New Zealand. They had two sons

    Madge did not work officially but typed the drafts of two books written by Jack on haematology

    Cremated at North Shore Cemetery 8 May 2001. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 2001 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    TorbayNorth Shore City 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 Ashes returned to the family and scattered on Cheltenham Beach AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 8 May 2001 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald 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 34 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald 8 May 2001 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.34 AWMM