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Arthur Edgar Bridger

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Portrait, Arthur Edgar Bridger (455284) standing in front of a tent. Jensen & Thompson Photo Pandra Studios, Rotorua (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Edgar AWMM
  • Surname
    Bridger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pat AWMM
  • Service number
    455284 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 January 1922 AWMM WhakataneWhakatane AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 6 July 1941 AWMM Louvain Street, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Bridger (mother), Louvain Street, Whakatane, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    455284 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 6 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Storeman/Civilian AWMM
    WhakataneWhakatane 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      black AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Acute myocardial infarction AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1995 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
    HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Rotorua Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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