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Avander Thomas Fraser

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Avander Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Fraser AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Van Fraser AWMM
  • Service number
    25571 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 September 1916 AWMM HamiltonWaikato AWMM
    Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 24 May 1940 AWMM 15 Selwyn Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr T. Fraser (father), 15 Selwyn Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25571 AWMM
  • Military service
    6 months with 4 Battery AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    OCTU Middle East Course 5 and 6 Artillery AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Sidi Azeiz, Libya AWMM
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    With 5 Brigade HQ AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 6 January 1942 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Hepatitis, Admitted to 2 NZ General Hospital Helwan and 3 NZ Rest Home AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • POW-Released at Bardca on 6 January 1942

    Captain Fraser was not discharged at the end of the war but received an R of O on 1 August 1945

    Married Eleanor Margaret Murray who also served in WW II with the WAAC; father of Shelley, Gillian. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 April 2009 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    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, 15 April 2009 AWMM
  • 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.122 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 April 2009 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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