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Douglas John Paterson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas John AWMM
  • Surname
    Paterson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2704 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    2 February 2018 Public - Keith - Child - 28 April 2019 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
    Hamilton, NZ Public - Keith - Child - 28 April 2019 - Family Papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o J. Varney, Peachgoods Road, Claudelands, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Fat Stock Buyer Public - Keith - Child - 28 April 2019 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R.R. Paterson (father), Post Office Box 34, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2704 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
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Betty; father of Keith, Ross, Sue AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 January 2010 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    KatikatiWestern Bay of Plenty 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, 12 January 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • So very proud of you at this time of year and always. I feel very proud to be able to share your achievements with my little girl. Hope you, Nana and Grandad Wilson are up there having a few quiet ones tonight to celebrate everything you did for our country. Love and miss you xoxox
    Public - Melanie - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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  • Thinking of you grandad x x
    Public - Debbie - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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  • Always remember you more than ever on ANZAC Day Granddad
    Public - Marie - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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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. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 140 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 January 2010 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 April 2019KeithMt MaunganuiChild
24 April 2015MelanieKatikatiOther Relative
24 April 2015DebbieKatikati, New ZealandOther Relative
24 April 2015MarieMount maunganuiOther Relative

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