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Godfrey Clifford Oswald Perkins

Portrait, WW2, soldier standing in front of jeep, wooden hut, cigarette in hand, wearing beret. Godfrey Perkins 20/641254 at Mizuba 1946 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2, soldier standing in front of jeep, wooden hut, cigarette in hand, wearing beret. Godf …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Godfrey Clifford Oswald AWMM
  • Surname
    Perkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cliff AWMM
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 20/641254 AWMM
    • Jayforce 641254 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    10 March 1925 Public - Harvey Charles - Child - 17 April 2019 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    • Waverley, South Taranaki, New Zeland Public - Harvey Charles - Child - 17 April 2019 - Family papers
    • Waverley, South Taranaki, New Zealand Public - Harvey - Child - 2 May 2019 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 March 1945 AWMM C/o W.A. Langdon, Maniatutu, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Annie E. Perkins (mother), 6 George Street, Te Puke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 May 1946 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10.5 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Fibrosis of the lung and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Marjorie

    After the war he took up an adult apprenticeship in fitting and turning in Dunedin AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    2 March 2003 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Green Park Cemetery, Brighton Road, Waldronville, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form 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 105 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 May 2019HarveyChristchurch, New ZealandChild
17 April 2019Harvey CharlesChristchurch, New Zealand Direct descendant

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