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Gordon McGimpsey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    McGimpsey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13231 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
    Unknown AWMM Owaka Valley AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B McGimpsey (mother), Owaka Valley AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13231 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
    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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan; Father of Joyce, Robina, Nigel and Susan AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 May 2006 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    WaipukurauHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waipu Public Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 26 May 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a tribute or memory of Gordon McGimpsey

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  • i am your great great grand child,i am daughter of renee dever.i miss you so much,i love to sing and read. i do tap and ballet. miss you
    Public - katie - Other relative - 7 January 2018
  • i am your great great grand child,i am daughter of renee dever.i miss you so much,i love to sing and read. i do tap and ballet. miss you
    Public - katie - Other relative - 7 January 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald 26 May 2006 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.293 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.132 AWMM

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07 January 2018katiehastingsOther relative
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