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Gilbert Desmond Blyth Rollinson

Portrait of Gilbert Rollinson,  (c.2013-2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Traill XXXX-5210. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Gilbert Rollinson, (c.2013-2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Chris Traill XXXX-5210. CC-BY-N …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gilbert Desmond Blyth AWMM
  • Surname
    Rollinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Des AWMM
  • Service number
    1666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 August 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 7 Wolseley Street, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. I. Rollinson (mother), 7 Wolseley Street, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1666 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 Sheetmetal worker/Civilian 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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  • Son of Harold James & Adeline Isodora (Vercoe). Married 1943 to Margaret Joan Compton 1911-2010.
    Children
    Tania Adele (Rollinson) COLQUHOUN
    Mark Barris ROLLINSON
    Gilbert Lee ROLLINSON AWMM

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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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 156 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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