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James Thomas Gordon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Flash Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    35758 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1912 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 October 1940 AWMM 174 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    May Emma Gordon (mother), 174 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Monte Cassino AWMM
    • Trieste AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    35758 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 2 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Warehouseman/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 April 1982 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Row B2 Plot 73 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Wanganui Chronicle 3 April 1982 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • James Gordon was my great great grandfather although I never met him I still Love him
    -Aidan
    Public - Aidan - Direct descendant - 30 January 2019

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 177 AWMM
    • Wanganui Chronicle AWMM
      Death notice: Wanganui Chronicle 3 April 1982 AWMM
    • Aramoho Cemetery and Crematorium, Whanganui, New Zealand AWMM
      Cemetery Register No. 35758 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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30 January 2019AidanAuckland/NZDirect descendant
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