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Gilbert James Borrell

Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007) - This image may be subject to …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Gilbert James AWMM
    • Gilbert James Public - Sharon - Direct descendant - 20 November 2021 - Military personnel, family history
  • Surname
    • Borrell AWMM
    • Borrell Public - Sharon - Direct descendant - 20 November 2021 - Borrell
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 248442 AWMM
    • 248442 Public - Sharon - Direct descendant - 20 November 2021 - 248442
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Sharon - Direct descendant - 20 November 2021 - Male
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Buckland Road, Toatoaroa, Rural Delivery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Borrell (mother), Buckland Road, Toatoaroa, Rural Delivery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 248442 AWMM
    • 248442 Public - Sharon - Direct descendant - 20 November 2021 - 248442
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Stephen Borrell and of Jessie Borrell (nee McIntosh), of Pirongia

    Listed by Commonwealth War Graves Commission with date of death as 4 October 1943. Next of Kin listed in Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs J Borrell, Totara, Cambridge AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 3.11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2384916
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 41 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
22 December 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
20 November 2021SharonAucklandDirect descendant

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