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George Richard Measures

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Measures AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26580 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    26th October 1916 Public - Patricia - Other relative - 26 April 2016 - Family
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM c/- Mrs. Bennie, Regent St, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr T.G. Measures (father), Waikino, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 October 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26580 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mavis (deceased), Bev; father of Jimmy (deceased), Carolyn, Stepfather of Patricia, Margaret, Peter. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 August 2013 AWMM
    Age 96 AWMM
    WaihiWaihi AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waihi Public Cemetery, Hauraki District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 August 2013 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • A message to you George from Bev,your darling..Mum says she misses her little man so much and talks to you often..Our family miss you so much and think of you often.xx
    Public - Patricia - Other relative - 26 April 2016
  • To the best stepfather a girl could ever want. Miss u dearly georgie. Be celebrating yr 100th birthday this year, we think and talk of u often. Love Maggie x
    Public - Margaret Andreassen - Other relative - 25 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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 325 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 243 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 August 2013 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2016PatriciaWaihi,New ZealandOther relative
25 April 2016Margaret AndreassenWaihi, New ZealandOther relative