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Andrew Wilfred Aitken

  • Service number
    WWII 49994 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • Fred AWMM
    • Wilf AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Sgt Andrew Wilfred AITKEN 49994. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 270, Plot 36. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Sgt Andrew Wilfred AITKEN 49994. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Aitken AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Bill AWMM
    • Fred AWMM
    • Wilf AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 49994 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
    WW2 17 Nottingham Crescent, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M.D. Aitken (wife), 17 Nottingham Crescent, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 49994 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 1 January 2003 AWMM
      Age 90 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 26 January 2004 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 90 AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 January 2004 Public - glenys - Child - 21 April 2015 - family papers, death certificate
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Dunedin Public - glenys - Child - 21 April 2015 - family papers
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 270, Plot 36 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Dominion Post, 28 January 2003 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 7: WW2 5 AWMM

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21 April 2015glenys dunedinChild

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