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George Henry Farmer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Farmer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    401669 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 March 1910 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 April 1905 AWMM Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Monica Farmer (wife), Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

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 1940 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Motor Mechanic AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Called back to Nelson due to wife's illness AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He always told the family that he got a MiD " for being first in the foxhole"

    Taught for RNZAF in Nelson and at Central Motors, Christchurch Technical School after the war.

    He owned three auto garages around Christchurch.

    Family note that G.H. Farmer sent a lot of his photos to Wigram Museum, Christchurch AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 January 2007 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    p.182 AWMM