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Alan Philip Cassrels



  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Alan Philip AWMM
    • Alan Phillip Public - lewis john - Child - 21 April 2015 - Pay Accounts and Base Records, NZMF
  • Surname
    Cassrels AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23025 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 June 1919 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    23/06/1919 Public - Antoinette - Child - 26 May 2017 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Palmerston North Public - Antoinette - Child - 26 May 2017 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 6 Cheltenham Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Commercial Traveller Public - Antoinette - Child - 26 May 2017 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.L. Cassrels (mother), 6 Cheltenham Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23025 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Motor Transport driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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About death

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  • Death
    1970 AWMM
    Age 51 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Hi Dad. You would be 98 this year. Still really miss you, especially every time I know you would be proud of me. You would have been so proud of your grandchildren, Asher Te Aurahi-born on your birthday 1981 and named after your grandpa, Naomi Ripeka, born 1983 and named after your grandma and Schackow born 1994. You would be a proud great granddad too of Kirahu Manuwai, born 2010 to Asher and Turia and Manaia Robin their son born in 2015. I love them to bits. Toni xxx
    Public - Antoinette - Child - 26 May 2017
  • Dad, I still think of you often. You now have a grandson and great grandson who share your birthday. the 1st of July evokes many fond memories. Love Susan
    Public - Susan Helen - Child - 19 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 79 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 May 2017AntoinetteAuckland NZChild
21 April 2015lewis johnauckland new zealandChild
19 April 2015Susan HelenLower Hutt Wellington New ZealandChild

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