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Gordon Horatio Duck

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Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo J. Halpin 2011) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Horatio AWMM
  • Surname
    Duck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62500 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 September 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wellsford, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T.H. Duck (mother), Wellsford, North 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
    62500 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Florence Enid Duck; father of kathleen Grace Duck and Philip Gordon Duck AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1976 AWMM
    Age 56 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial M Row 16, Plot 96 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tomarata War Memorial, School Road, Wellsford, Rodney, New Zealand AWMM

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  • I am very proud of my Great Grandfather for serving in the NZ Army. I was told by my Great Grandmother on what a caring and humorous man he was.
    Public - Guy - Direct descendant - 13 July 2016
  • For my Dad, forever remembered.
    Public - Phil - Child - 22 April 2016

Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 July 2016Guy GuildfordDirect descendant
22 April 2016PhilAuckland New ZealandChild
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