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Gordon William Ross

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Portrait of Sergeant Gordon William Ross in Auckland, provided by Robyn Clarkson. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ross AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Goog AWMM
  • Service number
    29446 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 November 1912 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 June 1940 AWMM C/o Auckland Savings Bank. Queens Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mavis Ysobel Ross (wife), Beechwood Road, Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29446 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets AWMM
    • Territorials, Artillery, 18th Battery 1 year AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 June 1940 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Bank officer 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 11 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother-in-law of Robert (Roy) Desmond Coates (2988)

    After the war he was a storekeeper in Whitianga

    Listed with rank Sergeant at embarkation on the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 April 1967 AWMM
    Age 55 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui 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
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 306 AWMM
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