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George Colin Anderson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    215346 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Local Government Officer AWMM
    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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 10. 5 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Margaret Helen nee Wright.

    Two sons, brothers served in WW2 and embarked together on the Dominion Monarch George Colin Anderson (215346) and the younger Robert Calder Anderson (232364). They both returned on the Otranto landing in New Zealand on January 1946.

    Because of delays in promised time George arrived home only ten days before his marriage to Margaret.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2000 AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    29 May 2007 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes. RSA. Plot 2170 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 May 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 5 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 May 2007 AWMM