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Ian McAlister

  • Service number
    8621 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • "Jock" Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 10 May 2016 - Friend
    • Roland Ward (birth name) Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Born Roland Ward. Birth Certificate 2221, District of Christchurch. Name changed by Deed Poll to "Ian Lochiel Macalister", 27 November 1967.
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Sgt Ian Lochiel Macalister

Sgt Ian Lochiel Macalister

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian AWMM
  • Surname
    • McAlister AWMM
    • MacAlister Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Certificate of Date of Birth New Zealand #700241
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • "Jock" Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 10 May 2016 - Friend
    • Roland Ward (birth name) Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Born Roland Ward. Birth Certificate 2221, District of Christchurch. Name changed by Deed Poll to "Ian Lochiel Macalister", 27 November 1967.
  • Service number
    8621 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 04 December 1907 Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Certificate of Date of Birth New Zealand
    • 04 December 1907 Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Birth Certificate. Born Roland Ward. Name later changed by Deed Poll to Ian Lochiel Macalister.
  • Place of birth
    • Christchurch Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Certificate of Date of Birth New Zealand
    • Wilson's Road, Linwood, Christchurch Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
    Born "Roland Ward" Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Birth Certificate
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Miss Burn, Hainama, Takaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    At death, was a retired spare parts assistant. Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Death Certificate
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Appleyard (friend) 152 North Parade, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8621 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    The 1939 - 1945 Star
    The Africa Star
    The 1939 - 1945 Defence Medal
    The 1939 - 1945 War Medal
    The New Zealand War Service Medal Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 10 May 2016 - Military Medals held by beneficiary/friend.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Unknown occupation pre WWII. Truck Driver during WWII after enlistment. Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment

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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1987 Public Source
  • Date of death
    22 October 1987 Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Family papers
  • Age at death
    79 years 10 months Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of death
    Kaikohe Hospital, Northland, New Zealand Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Newspaper Death notice
  • Cause of death
    • Emphysema Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Family papers
    • Congestive Cardial failure - 1 yr, Ischaemic Heart disease - 10 yrs Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 2 February 2017 - Death Certificate
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Kaikohe Cemetary - RSA Section Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Newspaper Death Notice
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Lochiel MacAlister. Ian (Jock) Regt.No.8621, 2nd NZEF. On Oct. 22nd 1987 (peacefully) at Kaikohe Hospital. A kindly, thoughtful person who will be sadly missed by his many friends. A graveside service will be held at Kaikohe Cemetary on Tuesday 27th October at 11am. Communications to PO Box 84 Okaihau, ph 64329 Public - Lisanne Alexandra - Friend - 23 January 2017 - Newspaper Death Notice
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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 107 AWMM

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02 February 2017Lisanne AlexandraKawakawa, Northland, New ZealandFriend

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