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Jack Rainsford Rasmussen

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Photograph of Sapper Jack Rasmussen. Image kindly provided by Christine Rassmussen (November 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restriction.

Photograph of Sapper Jack Rasmussen. Image kindly provided by Christine Rassmussen (November 2018). …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Rainsford AWMM
  • Surname
    Rasmussen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2285 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 18 June 1918 AWMM
    • 18 June 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    18th June 1918 Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Patumahoe Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Aka Aka, Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Rasmussen (father), Aka Aka, Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farm Labourer Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Greece, Europe AWMM
      1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • Captured at Corinth Canal Greece April 1941
      Marched, Goods Trucks, Rail to Austria
      Stalag 18 Marburg Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
    • 1942 moved to
      Camp 105L, worked on local farms market gardens until released. Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
    1945 Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: circa 8 May 1945. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
    Taken from Austria to Naples for transporting to England Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers
  • POW serial number
    4359 Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers

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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    • Kings Empire Veteran (KEV) AWMM
    • Jack married Mavis (Gibson), father of Bruce & Clive. Grandfather of Scott & Tracy. Great grandfather of Jace. Public - Christine Patricia Rasmussen - Other relative - 8 October 2017 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 2005 AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland 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, August 2005 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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 149 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: August 2005 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
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 2, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405145) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 October 2017Christine Patricia RasmussenAuckland NZOther relative

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