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Colin Charles Gibbard

Portrait, Colin Gibbard - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Colin Gibbard - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibbard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    105345 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 December 1921 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
    Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 April 1905 AWMM 69 Glasgow Street, Wanganui, New Zealand, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.C. Gibbard (mother), 69 Glasgow Street, Wanganui, New Zealand, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 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
    105345 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1939 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Banker/Civilian 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
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Shrapnel in knee at La Romola, 29th July 1944. Sent to No. 2 NZ General Hospital at Caserta, then returned to NZ on hospital ship "Maunganui". AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Wanganui RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.47 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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