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Gordon Ellis Bisson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Ellis AWMM
  • Surname
    Bisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 November 1918 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • World War 2/wars AWMM
      France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
      Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Myra; father of Sandra, Louise, Odette

    Appointed a Crown Solicitor in 1961 and a Courts Martial Appeal Court judge in 1976.

    In 1978 he was appointed a High Court judge followed by an appointment to the New Zealand Court of Appeal as a judge in 1986.

    Appointed a Privy Councillor in 1987 and was knighted in 1990. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 2010 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    SilverstreamWellington Region AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 November 2010

    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 20 November 2010 includes portrait

    Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 16 November 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    p.157 AWMM
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