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Nicholas Ujdur

Portrait, Nicholas Ujdur detail from group photo - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Nicholas Ujdur detail from group photo - This image may be subject to copyright


Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1914 AWMM AhiparaNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 15 July 1940 AWMM Waipapakauri, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Mate Ujdur (father), PO Waipapakauri, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    61189 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Mt Victoria, Auckland (for seven months) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 15 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Forestry labourer/Civilian AWMM
    KaitaiaNorthland 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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  • Son of Emily Ujdur and Mate Ujdur. Brother of Laura.

    Three sons served in WW2 : Nicholas (61189) Ben (44596) accidentally killed in 1945, and Syd (61190). AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 December 1987 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waipapakauri Public Cemetery, Waipapakauri , New Zealand AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Unpublished papers: family papers. AWMM
      papers AWMM
    • Ujdur, Sydney. From Humble Beginnings : A Gumdiggers Story. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2006/55. AWMM
      Ujdur, Sydney. From Humble Beginnings : A Gumdigger's Story. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2006/55. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.359 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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