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Rupert Gordon Meredith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rupert Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Meredith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Boe AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 636804 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 December 1924 Public
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 1355 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr R.H. Meredith (father), 7 Atkinson Avenue, Otahuhu, 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Motor Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Peggy; father of Marie, Brian, Wayne, Bill, Rhonda

    Member of New Lynn RSA

    Service held at New Lynn RSA AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 March 2008 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 March 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Dad, We miss you so much as all your family does. Thinking of you specially on 25 April and knowing you were always proud to march in the ANZAC parades. Love Marie and Brian xxx
    Public - Marie Ann - Child - 25 April 2021
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  • Always thinking of you Dad .
    Public - William John - Child - 17 April 2015
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  • Dad Miss calling in after work and think of you a lot Love Wayne
    Public - Wayne - Child - 17 April 2015
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  • Miss you Dad, We talk often about all the treasured memories you left us with. Love Marie and Brian. Date of Birth is 07 12 1924.
    Public - Marie & Brian - Child - 17 April 2015
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  • Miss you Grandad, Love Aaron, Alicia and Nakaia
    Public - Aaron - 16 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 90 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 March 2008 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2021Marie AnnTasmania, AustraliaChild
17 April 2015William JohnAucklandChild
17 April 2015WayneKelston AucklandChild
17 April 2015Marie & Brian Auckland New ZealandChild
16 April 2015AaronAuckland, New ZealandOther

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