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James Robertson Neeson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Robertson AWMM
  • Surname
    Neeson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    61613 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 151 Railway Avenue, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.W. Neeson (mother), 151 Railway Avenue, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, 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
    61613 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 Baker AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty 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 Nellie AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 2010 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty 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, 18 December 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • 'Uncle Jim' (my Great Uncle) is never far from my thoughts. He was a down to earth, gentle and humble man who was loved by everyone he met. I was privileged to have sat and talked with him in depth during the last eight years of his life. He left a great impression on me.
    Public - Robbie - Friend - 5 January 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 260 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 December 2010 AWMM

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05 January 2017RobbieWellingtonFriend

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