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Joseph Henry Aldersley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Aldersley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 70961 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 July 1914 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 46 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 46 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 46 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J.H. Aldersley, 46 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr J.H. Aldersley, 46 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Sylvia Aldersley (wife), 27 Burleigh Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Joseph Henry and Maud Aldersley; husband of Sylvia Aldersley, of Grey Lynn, Auckland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII. B. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • I have purchased a Second World War Armed Forces Pin to support the Royal British Legion this year. The pin I received commemorates the life of Joseph Aldersley and it was nice to read more and see an image while thinking of this soldier and his sacrifice.
    Public - Jordan - 12 November 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 6 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 6 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 4 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Nominal Rolls - Embarkation N-Force [Norfolk Force Embarkation Rolls], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440218) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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14 December 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
12 November 2020JordanEdinburgh, UKOther

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