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Gordon Ellis V. Bisson



  • Title
    Sir AWMM
  • Forenames
    Gordon Ellis V. AWMM
  • Surname
    Bisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 2129 AWMM
    • WWII NZD2129 AWMM
  • 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


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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

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


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
  • Memorial reference



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