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Frank Ferguson Massey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Ferguson AWMM
  • Surname
    Massey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    418783 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 July 1921 AWMM AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Massey Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs D.V. Massey (mother), Massey Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded February 1944 in Italy AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      6 Feet AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Dark Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Dora Massey ( Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Husband of Dorothy Jean " Dorjean" Massey ( nee Moore), father of Jenny.

    Brothers Frank Ferguson Massey (418783) and Allan George Massey (66906) both saw active service in WW2 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 2012 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    GlendowieAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 November 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.html
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 89 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Cody, J. (1953). p.281, 286 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 November 2012 AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM

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