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Avon Gonville Todd

Portrait, standing outside, Avon Gonville Todd - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing outside, Avon Gonville Todd - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Avon Gonville AWMM
  • Surname
    Todd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Toddy Todd AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ43345 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1924 AWMM PictonMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Walter Todd (father), New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 November 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ43345 AWMM
  • Military service
    College Cadets AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • Avon referred to the ship "Talamanca" on which he embarked as "The Hell Ship."

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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