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Christopher Andrew Anderson

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  • Service number
    7068 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th Field Hygiene Section, 2nd NZEF Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Soldiers Pay Book
  • Last rank
  • War
Staff Sergeant dress, so most likely taken in England after repatriation from POW camp in 1945. Slightly retouched

Christopher Andrew John Anderson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Christopher Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7068 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 February 1914 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    11 February 1914` Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Death Certificate
  • Place of birth
    At Home, Beresford St, Freemans Bay, Auckland Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Family History
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 16 Ligar Place, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Building Contractor Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Family History
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr A.P. Anderson (father), Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs C E Anderson (mother) Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Family History
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Gladys Dorothy Edwards at Edinburgh Scotland on 8 September 1945 Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Marriage Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egypt (incl Sidi Barrani), Greece (incl Crete) Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Family History
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 4th Field Hygiene Section, 2nd NZEF Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Soldiers Pay Book
  • Service number
    7068 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Lance Corporal (11/10/39), Corporal (16/11/39), Sergeant (5/1/40), Staff Sergeant (9/7/40) Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Soldiers Pay Book

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 Salesman/Civilian AWMM
      AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
    • 25 September 1939 Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Soldiers Pay Book
    • Training at Burnham (NZ) and Maadi (Egypt) Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Family History and Soldiers Pay Book
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    25 Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016 - Soldiers Pay Book

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 22937 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 February 2002 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Dad died at Home in Auckland on 6 February 2002
    Public - Grant - Child - 7 April 2016
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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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 8 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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