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Murray Malcolm McGrath

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray Malcolm AWMM
  • Surname
    McGrath AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    282582 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 January 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 May 1942 AWMM 37 Sale Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mabel McGrath (wife), PO, Ruakaka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

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
    WW2 12 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    Painter AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 5.75 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 10 March 1946 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Service in New Zealand: 22 May 1942 - 13 May 1943

    21 December 1945 - 10 March 1946

    Served overseas 14 May 1943 - 20 December 1945

    Absent without leave and sentenced to 6 months with hard labour detention, sentence suspended at embarkation 11 June 1943, balance of 93 days remitted 28 March 1944

    Lost a Triumph vehicle (motor car?), 28 days pay stopped AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1995 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 82 AWMM
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