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Edmund Kennard Madigan

Corporal E K Madigan - of Nelson.

Corporal E K Madigan - of Nelson.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edmund Kennard AWMM
  • Surname
    Madigan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2472 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1912 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rural Mail Delivery, Upper Moutere, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Madigan (wife), Rural Mail Delivery, Upper Moutere, 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
    2472 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      8 July 1941 AWMM
      "This N.C.O over a period from September 1940 to February 1941 destroyed or made safe upwards of 500 enemy Thermos or other bombs. His work was of a specially trying and dangerous character and his unrelenting care and zeal ensured that his party did this work in the Western Desert and Libya without a single casualty." The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Madigan, Edmund Kennard. (Ref. WO 373/17/448). Military Medal. AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
      London Gazette 28 March 1941, supplement 35120, p. 1876 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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 383 (previously Oflag III-C), Hofenfells, Bavaria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      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 23738 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
  • 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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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 118 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
    • Beattie, P.J. and Pomeroy, M.J. (2016). Gallant Acts and Noble Deeds: New Zealand army honours and awards for the Second World War. Auckland, N.Z.: Fair Dinkum Publications.; P.J. Beattie and M.J. Pomeroy, 2016. AWMM

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