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George William Weeds

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Portrait of George Weeds. Image kindly provided by Graeme Weeds (April 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of George Weeds. Image kindly provided by Graeme Weeds (April 2020). Image has no known cop …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Weeds AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6350 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 April 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    25/04/1913 Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family details
  • Place of birth
    Invercargill Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail
  • Birth notes
    Eldest of five children (four boys and one girl) Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Care of New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps AWMM
    • 29 Princess Street, Invercargill Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail
  • Post war occupation
    • NZ Army until retirement. Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail
    • Production Control at British Cables, Christchurch Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr George William Weeds (father), 29 Princes Street, Invcercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married on home visit during WWII to Olive Munnings Public - Graeme George - Child - 3 May 2020 - Family detail

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 April 1987 AWMM
  • 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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Roll of Honour

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  • Over the past few years my Mum and Dad and my family have attended the ANZAC Service at Templeton in Christchurch. This is where my Grandad, George William Weeds lived and brought up his family. It’s funny how time takes us back to our roots and now I live there with my family... I teach at the local school which my children have both attended. It is the same primary school my Dad and his sister went to. My children have both proudly marched in the parade on more than one occasion, wearing my Grandad’s war medals. ANZAC Day was also his birthday and today he would have been 107 years young! ANZAC Day is a very special day for us... we often reflect on our memories of our grandad and enjoy listening to Dad’s stories of his childhood. He may be gone... but never forgotten. One of our many heroes of war... lest we forget. xx
    Public - Anna - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020
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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 192 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 May 2020Graeme GeorgeChristchurch, NZChild
26 April 2020AnnaChristchurch New ZealandDirect descendant

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