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James Thomas Findlay

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Findlay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ginger AWMM
    • Red AWMM
  • Service number
    61748 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1919 AWMM PeterheadAberdeenshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1 February 1940 AWMM Kaimai, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr W. Findlay (father), Upper Kaimai, via Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61748 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Papakura AWMM
    • Hopu Hopu AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Feb 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    MorrinsvilleWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Shrapnel wound AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to Hospital at Kassassinill No 6. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jessie; father of Christine, Jim, Dorothy, Howard

    Enlisted May or August 1940

    Mr Findlay served with the 8th Army AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 October 2006 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    MatamataWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matamata Public Cemetery, Peria Road, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 October 2006 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 4: WW2 115 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 October 2006 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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