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Gerald Meyer Green

Group, three soldiers, Cairo, left to right: Harry Meltzer (632846), Gerald Meyer Green (667092), and Jack Jaffe (66123) (photo kindly provided by the Jaffe family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, three soldiers, Cairo, left to right: Harry Meltzer (632846), Gerald Meyer Green (667092), an …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Meyer AWMM
  • Surname
    Green AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    66702 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 17 Newburn Avenue, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr S. Green (father), 17 Newburn Avenue, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66702 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 Clerk AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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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  • Husband of Margit (nee Roberts), father of 2 children Reece and Stephanie.

    Gerald was at Monte Cassino during the war, he was in the tank corps and apparently his tank was hit and he lay injured in the tank with his dead mates before he was found (family recollection)

    New Zealand Jewish Soldiers Project, biographical histories, family visits by Evelyn Jaffe, Auckland War Memorial Museum AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1976 AWMM
    Age 57 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Hebrew A Row 10, Plot 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Auckland Jewish Community, WW2, Auckland Hebrew Congregation, 108 Greys Avenue, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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