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Louis Grogan Wotherspoon

Louis Wotherspoon in New Caledonia in 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Louis Wotherspoon in New Caledonia in 1943 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Grogan AWMM
  • Surname
    Wotherspoon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    72172 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 April 1914 AWMM ManurewaManukau City AWMM
    Manurewa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 February 1940 AWMM 2099 Great North Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Nora Wotherspoon (wife), 2099 Great North Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 December 1942 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Feb 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Acting Officer in Charge/Civilian 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Dengue Fever, 3 Division Hospital, Bourail AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.438 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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