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John Orr Gilmour

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Jack Gilmour in about 1928

John Orr Gilmour

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Orr AWMM
  • Surname
    Gilmour AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4492 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 8 June 1884 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 21 January 1875 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21 January 1875 (not 1884) Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840-1950, also family bible.
  • Place of birth
    Speargrass Flat, Arrowtown Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - Papers Past, 1875: "Gilmour- On the 21st January, at Speargrass Flat, Mrs Robert Gilmour, of a son, J.O."
  • Birth notes
    Jack was probably born at the Mill House which still stands today. Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - The house was built in the early 1870s for Robert Gilmour, next to his flour mill. The house and other buildings remain, though the mill is gone.
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Engine driver at Mauriceville, Wairarapa Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - Electoral Roll, 1928
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    4492 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
    South Africa Miner/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    WaihemoOtago Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 1964 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 80 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 July 1945 Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - NZ Death Index
  • Age at death
    70 Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - Karori Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Levin Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - NZ Death index
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tauranga Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Jack's ashes are interred in the wall behind the crematorium at Karori Cemetery in Wellington. Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - Family photo
  • Grave reference
    Record number 6181 Public - Hayden - Other relative - 25 April 2021 - Karori Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2021HaydenWellingtonOther relative

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