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Gwynne James Shirley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gwynne James AWMM
  • Surname
    Shirley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ10325 AWMM
    • Jayforce NZ445626 AWMM
    • Jayforce 445626 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1926 Jayforce 14 Squadron (R21077357)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Peggy; father of Graham, Paul AWMM
    • Grandfather of Rachel, Lauren, Matthew & Stephen. Public - Rachel - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family tree.

Death

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  • Death
    8 October 2007 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, Totara Services (Returned Services) Lawn, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 October 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 3 p. 616 ref 218 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 10 October 2007 AWMM
    • Allison, D., Richards, R., & Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. (2009). Flying navy : the story of new zealanders who flew in the fleet air arm in world war i and world war ii and the roll of honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland [N.Z.] : Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
    • Jayforce Nominal Roll, Manning: No 14 Squadron (1943-1947), Archives New Zealand. AIR1 17211 (R21077357). 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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20 May 2015Rachel Auckland, New Zealand Other Relative
25 April 2015Rachel Auckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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