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Desmond Cyril Morgan

Opening of Performing Arts Centre, Blockhouse Bay Primary School. WWII Veterans pictured here with Prime Minister Helen Clark after unveiling the new honours board. 30 March 2007

Des Morgan (seated) with fellow WWII Veterans

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Desmond Cyril AWMM
  • Surname
    Morgan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Jayforce NZ4311770 AWMM
    • Jayforce 630466 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 18 Sutherland Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs A. M. Morgan (mother), 18 Sutherland Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married 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 Machinist/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Norma Rae; father of Raewyn, Graeme AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 May 2009 AWMM
    Blockhouse BayAuckland 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, 27 May 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 94 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 27 May 2009 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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01 September 2023Krystene EleanorAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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