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George William Spensley

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Roll of Honour, portraits, Dilworth School, Epsom, Auckland - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, portraits, Dilworth School, Epsom, Auckland - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Spensley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NGX490 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 June 1904 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Married/WWII AWMM
    Thyrza Ross Spensley AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
    • New Guinea AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NGX490 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 21 January 1942 AWMM AWMM
    New Guinea Volunteer Rifles AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    1 July 1942 AWMM
  • 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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  • Son of Norah Cavendish Spensley and George Spensley.

    Husband of Thyrza Ross Spensley, of Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia.

    Educated at Dilworth School, from July 1914-1919.

    Became Missing on the 1st of July 1942 and is now presumed dead. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 July 1942 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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  • Memorial name
    • Rabaul Memorial, Bita Paka War Cemetery, Rabaul, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Dilworth School, 2 Erin Street, Epsom, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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