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Alexander Michael Caughley

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Group photo, WW2 four soldiers: from left to right, Colin Stanford, Scotty Ferguson, Terry Nolan (22899) and Mick Caughley (22891) (photo provided by Mick Caughley) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photo, WW2 four soldiers: from left to right, Colin Stanford, Scotty Ferguson, Terry Nolan (22 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Michael AWMM
  • Surname
    Caughley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mick AWMM
  • Service number
    22891 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 April 1916 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 1 November 1939 AWMM 12 Mariri Road, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 12 Mariri Road, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr R. Caughley (father), 12 Mariri Road, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr R. Caughley (father), 12 Mariri Road, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 Crete AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22891 AWMM
  • Military service
    • School Cadets, Wellington College AWMM
    • Territorials, Fort Dorset AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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
    Wounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    Shrapnel wounds to leg, 2 November 1942 AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Anne

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999

    Maj A. M. Caughley, MC, ED, m.i.d.; New Plymouth; born Christchurch, 9 Apr 1916; bank officer; twice wounded. (Source: Murphy, W.E. 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. p.128.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 2011 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand 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, 14 June 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 34 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 18 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Murphy, W. (1966) p.128, 394-5 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 June 2011 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.128, 155, 353, 394-5. AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.439. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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