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Trevor Athol Atkinson



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Trevor Athol AWMM
  • Surname
    Atkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    454316 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1924 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 September 1941 AWMM C/o 28 Clonmell Street, Burwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V.E. Atkinson (mother), 28 Clonmell Street, Burwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 June 1944 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    454316 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets -Christchurch Technical High School AWMM
    • Territorials - 1st Canterbury Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Club Steward/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Myrtle (Penny); father of Peter and Paul.

    Served in Regular Force (Serial Number: 35090) 2. 8. 1951 - 7. 6. 1954; and in Navy (G.S.H.) -Serial Number F22936 1978 - 1984

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2007 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 September 2010 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 September 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Grandad - Always in my thoughts. Anzac day is when I think about what you did for us to have freedom. And to enlist at 17 is so selfless. Thank you for what you did for us, your great grandson Leo will learn about his heroic great grandad Trevor when he is old enough to understand. Rest easy.
    Public - Gareth - Other Relative - 24 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 6 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 7 September 2010 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Cenotaph record initially prepared with the service person. AWMM


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24 April 2015GarethAdelaideOther Relative

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