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George Albert Duff

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Image of Gravestone at Lyttelton Catholic & Public Cemetery provided by Paul Baker June 2013 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Duff AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bluey AWMM
  • Service number
    12792 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 October 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 97 London Street, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr James D. Duff (father), 97 London Street, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12792 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 2006 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lyttelton Catholic and Public (including RSA) Cemetery, Reserve Terrace, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM RSA Berm D. Plot 0.16 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Blue was my grandfather. Proud of what he did in his lifetime and miss him.
    Public - Tracy - Direct descendant - 2 August 2019

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
    • 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 132 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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02 August 2019TracyCanterburyDirect descendant
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