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George Philip Hanna

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Philip AWMM
  • Surname
    Hanna AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Phil AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 31405 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 April 1916 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Colonial Mutual Buildings, Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr N.H. Hanna (father), 11 Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 31405 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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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  • Husband of Ann (Rosemary Ann) d. 10 September 2008, WAAF of 4M.T. Company RAF, Russell Square; father of Neil, Julian, Susan

    One of only 2nd Division 4 Artillery officers to receive Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) (Mil)

    Brigade Major 2 New Zealand Divisional Artillery May - November 1942

    GSO II and GSO I, November 1943 - February 1945

    Commanding Officer, 5 Field Regiment, May - September 1945

    Reference is made to Lt Hanna in the collection of letters written by Richard McGregor Murray (25704) and published by the family. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2001 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Weekend Herald, 1-2 December 2001, A27 portrait AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Arti.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 75 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 40 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Murphy, W. (1966). p. 60 AWMM
    • Henderson, A. et al. (2008). The gunners : a history of New Zealand artillery. North Shore, N.Z.: Penguin. AWMM
    • Weekend Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: Weekend Herald, 1-2 December 2001, A27 portrait AWMM
    • Murray, R.M. "My dearest Mum and Dad" : letters from a World War II Gunner. Auckland, N.Z.: The Author? AWMM
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