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Norman Murray MacGibbon

Portrait, WW2, soldier, Studio Photographer E.T. Dordrell? Gisborne, N.M. MacGibbon (photo kindly provided by Noel Taylor) - Image © Auckland Museum CC BY.

Portrait, WW2, soldier, Studio Photographer E.T. Dordrell? Gisborne, N.M. MacGibbon (photo kindly pr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    MacGibbon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    30343 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 10 Perry Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.J. MacGibbon (father), 10 Perry Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Separated AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    30343 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Driver/Military AWMM
    GisborneGisborne 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alma Sophia MacGibbon (nee Patterson) and James William (Bill) MacGibbon of Gisborne. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 15. A. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Family grave memorial, Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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