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Ian George Black

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Mr Black on leave in Dundee 1945. - This image may be subject to copyright

Mr Black on leave in Dundee 1945. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian George AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    47771 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    El Alamein AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    47771 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      22 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Germany AWMM
    • WW2
      22 July 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 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.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 8476 AWMM

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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  • Mr Black was the son of George Black and his mother's maiden name was Oakley. He was educated at Koeke School and Taihape District High School.

    He was married to June Hayman at Taihape Presbyterian Church. They had four children: Janet, Eleanor, Glennis Anne, Carol Elazabeth, John Ian.

    He was captured at El Alamein on 22 July 1942 on his first time in action. He was a POW in both Italy and later in Germany. At the end of hostilities he was flown to Rheims, France by US Troop carrier and then by Lancaster bomber to England. He then returned to New Zealand in September 1945, very pleased to be home again. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 April 1999 Public Source
  • Date of death
    24/4/1999 Public - Allan - Researcher - 6 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Age at death
    84 Public - Allan - Researcher - 6 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Feilding Cemetery Public - Allan - Researcher - 6 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA Row 201 Plot 21 Public - Allan - Researcher - 6 January 2019 - Manawatu District Council cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.23 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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