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Joseph John Ainge

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph John AWMM
  • Surname
    Ainge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joe AWMM
  • Service number
    45239 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 May 1911 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o David Donald, Te Whiti, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Zealandia Mary Ainge (mother), 9 Sealey Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Battle of El Alamein AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    45239 AWMM
  • Military service
    School cadets 1 year AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Gilbert Horace Ainge and of Zealandia Mary Ainge (nee Kerr), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    After the war he married Jeanie Louisa Kinross in Timaru (1948). They had two daughters.

    Five sons, brothers served in WW2: Russell Williden Kerr Ainge (800105), Alan Oswald Ainge (43769) died of wounds, Joseph (Joe) John Ainge (45239); William David Ainge (4423) and Raymond George Ainge (NZ436128) RNZAF and RNZNVR (UK).

    Served 4 years 72 days overseas and 137 days in new Zealand

    Balloted a farm in Mid Canterbury after the war. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 October 1996 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Avonhead Park Cemetery, Hawthornden Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: The Press (ChCh), 1 November 1996 AWMM
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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 6 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death notice: The Press (ChCh), 1 November 1996 AWMM