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Donald McNaughton Finch Findlay

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Don at a relatives home.

Uncle Don

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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - Nina - Other relative - 2 May 2018 - Family oral history
  • Forenames
    Donald McNaughton Finch AWMM
  • Surname
    Findlay AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Don AWMM
  • Service number
    415208 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Nina - Other relative - 2 May 2018 - Family oral history

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 February 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    03/02/1918 Public - Nina - 20 April 2018 - Family oral history
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Nina - 20 April 2018 - Family oral history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Terminus Hotel, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Bookkeeping, Public - Nina - Other relative - 2 May 2018 - Family oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr M.R. Findlay (father), 27 Palmerston Street, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Nina - 20 April 2018 - Family oral history

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 Clerk AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Matthew and Elta Findlay AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 May 2011 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    GlendowieAuckland 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, 3 May 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • I have written a Centennial Biography about uncle Donald's name sake, his uncle my Gt Uncle Donald McNaughton Stuart FINCH. Due for publication 12 Oct 2017.

    I intend to write a biography for Uncle Don which will include his war service based on his dairy.
    Public - Robert Matthew - Other relative - 30 September 2017
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  • When I was eight years old you passed away. In will never forget you.
    Public - Nina - Other relative - 20 May 2016
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  • We will not forget you Uncle Don. I am working on the book about your Gt Grandparents Robert & Jessie Findlay and in due course will be writing up your story including your service from your war records.- Robert
    Public - Robert Matthew - Other Relative - 19 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 41 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 May 2011 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 February 2020AnnTaurangaOther relative
02 May 2018NinaAucklandOther relative
30 September 2017Robert MatthewAucklandOther relative
20 May 2016NinaAuckland, New ZealandOther relative

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