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Cyril James Lorimer

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Portrait, Cyril James Lorimer in uniform during the war, beret - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Cyril James Lorimer in uniform during the war, beret - This image may be subject to copyri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril James AWMM
  • Surname
    Lorimer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Brick AWMM
  • Service number
    65654 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 September 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 June 1941 AWMM 11 Battery, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jessie Lorimer (mother), Portland, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65654 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 15 North Auckland Regiment AWMM
    • 11 Battery Coastal Artillery, Takapuna AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • New Zealand AWMM
    • Egypt AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jun 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Soldier/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Shirley

      Cyril Lorimer was a gunner with the Artillery on enlistment and then a trooper with the Armoured Regiment.

      Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM
    • I am poppa Brick's Great grandson. He was nice and kind. It's good he survived the war. Public - Taj - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - comment from myself
    • I am brick's great grandson. He was kind and had lot's of storys but he didn't tell us any of them because he had a stroke and couldn't talk. Public - jay - Direct descendant - 10 July 2018 - comment from myself.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 September 2011 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    WhitiangaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 September 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-19Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 11: WW2 78 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Sinclair D. (1954). p.490 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 September 2011 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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10 July 2018jaywhitiagaDirect descendant
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