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Gordon Matts Fraser

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My old man, caption was, “just before the big push” , which I presume was break out of Al Alamein

just before the big push

Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. l.jfraser@xtra.co.nz

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Matts AWMM
  • Surname
    Fraser AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 8104 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 March 1912 Public - Lindsay Gordon Fraser (Child) BDM, births
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM Tiroroa, Westland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Tiroroa Public Works Camp Buller Gorge Public - Lindsay Gordon - Child - 15 May 2015 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Simon Alexander Fraser (father), 106 Weld Street, Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egypt Greece Crete Egypt Public - lindsay - Child - 15 May 2015 - personal paper
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8104 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 20 Battalion C Company Public - lindsay - Child - 15 May 2015 - personal paper
    • 1940 to 1944 Public - lindsay - Child - 15 May 2015 - personal paper
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Marilen Emma Fraser and Simon Alexander Fraser. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 September 1978 Public - Lindsay Gordon Fraser (Child)
    Age 66 AWMM
    BDM, Births
  • 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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  • born wellington 17/03/1912 Wadestown Married Hazel Clarris Hodgson of Westport 1944 Died 18/09/1978 buried Orowati cemetery Westport RSA section Sons Robert, Lindsay, Graham.
    Public - Lindsay Gordon - Child - 15 May 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • 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 61 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Served Egypt, Greece, Crete, Egypt
      Staff sergent 20 Battalion C Company Public - Lindsay Gordon - Child - 15 May 2015 - family papers

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26 April 2018Lindsay BlenheimChild
15 May 2015Lindsay GordonBlenheim NZChild
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