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Alfred Ernest George

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    George AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ernie AWMM
  • Service number
    27303 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 September 1918 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 June 1940 AWMM 10 Campbell Street, Frankton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. George (mother), 10 Makomako Street, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27303 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Avice

    21 1/2 years at enlistment

    Was involved in creating and establishing numerous supply dumps to support all campaigns throughout Egyptian/Libyan deserts.

    Recorded that his military training was "learnt to salute" and reason for discharge was "had had more than enough".

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2000 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 September 2012 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1961). New Zealand Engineers. Middle East. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Engr.html
    Further Reference
  • 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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 168 AWMM
    • Chester, R., McMillan, N., & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z.: Hodder Moa. (4th ed.) AWMM
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