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Gerald Gilmore Geoffrey Griffiths

Portrait, G. Griffiths age 19, 1944. "Boy in a man's uniform". Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2003-11.This image may be subject to copyright.

Portrait, G. Griffiths age 19, 1944. "Boy in a man's uniform". Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Gilmore Geoffrey AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffiths AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • Griff AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ44485 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Ground Training Unit (Harewood East, and E & W School, Wigram) AWMM
    • Maintenance Wing, Whenuapai AWMM
    • BDRP No. 1 Port Depot, Remuera AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 28 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Student/Civilian 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
    In hospital for one week in Regimental Aid Post with an ear infection AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Student at Seddon Memorial Technical College in Auckland, Educated at Auckland University graduating with a BA in English.

    Returned from war on the SS Wahine

    Post-war service: selected for return sea voyage to UK to attend and participate in Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. AWMM


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



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  • External links
  • References
    Gerald Gilmore Geoffrey Griffiths photographs 1944-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2003-11. AWMM

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