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Arthur Sidney Griffin

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Portrait, WW2 (from the family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2 (from the family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Sidney AWMM
  • Surname
    Griffin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Griff AWMM
  • Service number
    295768 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 March 1921 AWMM OnewheroAuckland Province AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 July 1940 AWMM George Street, Te Kuiti, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Sidney George Griffin (father), 11 George Street, Te Kuiti, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    295768 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 21 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Shop assistant/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 4.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Had previous military experience in the Territorials AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 February 1986 AWMM
    Age 64 AWMM
    Te KuitiWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Kuiti Cemetery, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 51 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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