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Douglas Oliver McDonald

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Oliver AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63248 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.M. McDonald (wife), 34 Awarua Crescent, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      25 October 1943 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 357 (No. 2), Kopernikus, 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
    WWII 35808 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joyce; father of Barry, Christopher Lesley

    Last Unit information gained from the death notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 2004 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand 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, November 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Miss you pa,you always understood me
    You were the best granddad

    Public - Craig - Direct descendant - 21 April 2020

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 245 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, November 2004 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
    • L.R.D.G. Membership Roll February 1970. Long Range Desert Group (N.Z. Association). Auckland Museum EPH-W2-11-27. AWMM
    • O'Carroll, B. (2000). The Kiwi scorpions : the story of the New Zealanders in the Long Range Desert Group. Devon, England: Token Publishing. AWMM

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21 April 2020CraigTe awamutu Direct descendant
25 March 2020Carlin Auckland Direct descendant
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