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George Desmond Bannister

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Bannister AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    18043 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    03 August 1918 Public - Steven John - Child - 2 August 2016 - Family knowledge
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Karangarua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Sawmiller
    Saw Doctor Public - Steven John - Child - 2 August 2016 - Family Knowledge
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.O. Bannister (mother), 200 Ilam Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, 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
    18043 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian 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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  • Husband of June; father of Gillian, Linda, Kevin, Steven AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 December 2004 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, December 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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
      WW2 9: WW2 20 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, December 2004 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
02 August 2016Steven JohnAuckland, New ZealandChild
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