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Donald George MacNab

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald George AWMM
  • Surname
    MacNab AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • McNab AWMM
    • McNabb AWMM
  • Service number
    2124 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 July 1912 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 27 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 27 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M. MacNab (wife), Care of Cargil Hotel, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M. MacNab (wife), Care of Cargil Hotel, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    6 May 1941 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 11 November 1941 AWMM Escaped AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Wounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
    Wounded Albania 6 October 1944 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Flora McNab and Janet George McNab.

    Commissioned 28 February 1942

    BDM deaths name is MacNab; BDM births is McNab

    Capt D. G. MacNab, MC, DCM; Wellington; born NZ 15 Jul 1916; commercial artist; wounded and p.w. 23 May 1941; escaped Jul 1941; with Special Service unit in Italy and in Balkans; wounded, Albania, 6 Oct 1944; now Recruiting Officer, RNZAF. (Source: Cody, J.F. New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. p.135.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1996 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
  • Documents
    • Polaschek, A. (1983). The Complete New Zealand Distinguished Conduct Medal. Christchurch, N.Z.: Medals Research. 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 117 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 85 AWMM
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.135, 138, 142, 145. AWMM

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15 December 2019DarianAustraliaResearcher
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