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Aubrey Martin George Aiken

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Aubrey Martin George AWMM
  • Surname
    Aiken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11977 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 April 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 16 May 1940 AWMM Mititai PO, Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T.H. Aiken (father), Mititai, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11977 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials - 3 years AWMM
  • 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 16 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
      2 June 1941 AWMM
      Was with Dressing Station in Crete AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 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
    WW2 11 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    K5340 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Elaine, Father of Robyn, Rodney, Grant, Adele

    Whilst a POW he worked in the hospital and in the working parties.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2000 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 2013 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mt Wesley Cemetery, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 31 August 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Stout, T.D.M. [1956] New Zealand Medical Services in the Middle East and Italy. Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Medi.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • 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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 7 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 31 August 2013 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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