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WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 302 Elles Rd., Invercargill AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
WW2 Mrs. Bertha Gallagher, 302 Elles Rd., Invercargill (mother) AWMM
Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
Married war bride Doreen Bodsworth at Invercargill 10 October 1946.
Served 204 days in NZ and overseas 5 years, 7 days.
Retired March 2001
Prisoner of War at P.G 65 & P.G.57 (Italy) to 11.9.43 Germany, Prisoner of War at Stalag 317, Stalag 8A and E535, Milovitz, Poland. AWMM
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- List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. 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
- Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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