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Rex Gilbert McCormack

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rex Gilbert AWMM
  • Surname
    McCormack AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42412 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    6th June 1918 Public - Herena - Child - 4 March 2016 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C.E. McCormack (mother), 64 Khyber Pass, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    42412 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Surveyor's assistant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nola; father of Herena and Jenny.

    Reference is made to Rex McCormack in the collection of letters written by Richard McGregor Murray (25704) and published by the family. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 July 2005 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 215 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Murray, R.M. "My dearest Mum and Dad" : letters from a World War II Gunner. Auckland, N.Z.: The Author? AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 March 2016HerenaAuckland, New ZealandChild

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