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Basil William Greenstreet

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Basil William AWMM
  • Surname
    Greenstreet AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63246 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 August 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 December 1940 AWMM 27 Kensington Avenue, Balmoral, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Greenstreet (father), 27 Kensington Avenue, Balmoral, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 March 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 December 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Glazier/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nola; father of Alan, Beverly, Brian, Mary

    Life Member and past President Eden-Roskill Returned Services Association

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 2008 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Ash Burial K Row Plot 168 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice:New Zealand Herald, 10 December 2008 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
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 184 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 159 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice:New Zealand Herald, 10 December 2008 AWMM
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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