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Alan Pembridge Ritchie

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Group, WW2, 8 soldiers, studio photograph: left to right: Trooper Alan Ritchie, Corporal Rodney Shannon (KIA), Sergeant Noel Brady, Flight Sergeant Gordon Calendar (KIA), Cadet Tom War, and Trooper M. Patten. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, 8 soldiers, studio photograph: left to right: Trooper Alan Ritchie, Corporal Rodney Shan …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Pembridge AWMM
  • Surname
    Ritchie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1410 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1917 AWMM ApiaWestern Samoa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 4 September 1939 AWMM Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr H.P. Ritchie (father), Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1410 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    2.5 months before departure for Egypt AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 September 1939 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Orchardist/Civilian AWMM
    KaikoheNorthland 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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 11 inches AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 January 2007 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
  • 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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 153 AWMM
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