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George Patrick Murray

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George Patrick Murray - This image may be subject to copyright

George Patrick Murray - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat AWMM
  • Service number
    230167 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 November 1920 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 37 Mary Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs V. Murray (mother), 37 Mary Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
    GisborneGisborne 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
    Pneumonia. Admitted to 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Helwan, Egypt. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Leo and Victoria Murray

    One of eleven children

    Husband of June

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 January 2013 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    TaupoTaupo 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, 3 January 2013 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
    Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-25Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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 289 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 January 2013 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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