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Arthur Joseph Pearson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41554 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1908 AWMM KohukohuNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 November 1941 AWMM RD, Kohukohu, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Annie Pearson (wife), RD, Kohukohu, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 66 Capu, Italy AWMM
      18 February 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Camp GG52 AWMM
      Sep 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 57 Gruppignano, Udine, Italy AWMM
      May 1943 AWMM
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • 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
    WW2 1 May 1945 AWMM 25 May 1945 safe in England AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11.5 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Joseph Pearson and Edith Julia Cochrane

    Three brothers went to war: Arthur Joseph Pearson (41554); Loyd Ralph (22191) killed in action and Leslie Samuel Pearson (82441) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 January 1967 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    NorthlandNew Zealand 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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  • 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 278 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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