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Philip Piddesleigh Mason

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Philip Mason portrait in uniform with cap - This image may be subject to copyright

Philip Mason portrait in uniform with cap - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Piddesleigh AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 583648 AWMM
    • NZ435032 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1904 AWMM Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 25 November 1942 AWMM 40 Jellicoe Street, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Mason (wife), 40 Jellicoe Street, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Mechanical Transport Mechanic (Leading Aircraftman) AWMM
    • Marksman (Remington) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 25 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    Motor engineer/Civilian AWMM
    LintonManawatu-Wanganui 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 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Chest expansion, Unknown Period AWMM
      34 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sergeant in the Territorials

    Service: In New Zealand 29 April 1943 - 1 October 1944; 4 October 1945 - 18 February 1946

    Service in Pacific 2 October 1944 - 3 October 1945 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 July 1962 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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