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Harold Raymond Anderson

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Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, WW2, Panel names Adams, D.A. - Carr, W.L. (digital photo John Halpin, 2011) - CC BY John Halpin.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    20057 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 March 1908 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Astor Park Flats, corner Dominion Road and Inverness Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.R. Anderson (wife), Astor Park Flats, corner Dominion Road and Inverness Avenue, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 May 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    20057 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Estate agent/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harold Anderson was the son of Harold Stanley and Emma Lacon Anderson, of Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Betty Muriel Anderson, of Auckland.

    Lt Anderson commanded the Headquarters Company during the defense of Tempe AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    CreteGreece 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
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Domain, an Olive Tree (Olea europaea) planted close to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the grounds of the Auckland Domain commemorates those who fought on Crete in 1941. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Officers' Club Auckland, The Northern Club, 19 Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM

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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. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 8 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
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