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Wilfred James Grainger

Headstone of Sgt Wilfred James GRAINGER 7973. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 6A15. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Sgt Wilfred James GRAINGER 7973. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Bloc …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred James AWMM
  • Surname
    Grainger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7973 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 16 Swanson Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.A.S. Grainger (wife), 13 Waverley Street, East Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    7973 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Poland WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 February 1980 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6A, Plot 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel. Archives NZ R25405151.
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/web/arena/search#/item/aims-archive/R25405151
    Sources Used
  • 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 69 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel [WW2 POW Medically Unfit], 1943 [1946], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393/1/v (R25405151) AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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