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Phillip George Tapping

Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 July 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 July 1941 - This image may … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Phillip George AWMM
  • Surname
    Tapping AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31727 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 27 Rawiri Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B. Tapping (mother), 27 Rawiri Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31727 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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 Unknown AWMM Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Salonike, Greece - VIII-B Lamsdorf, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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
    Wounded 1941 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reported wounded and missing in Weekly News; 23 July 1941 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    30 October 1980 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    61yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA ASH/A ; Plot 593; Warrant # 27990 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 January 2017 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • 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. (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 463 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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09 January 2017Lorraine M Kulwin BOULEVARDResearcher
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