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Geoffrey Austin Rashleigh

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Austin AWMM
  • Surname
    Rashleigh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    227396 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • 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 Mangawai, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Rashleigh (wife), Kaiwaka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    227396 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Geoffrey Rashleigh was the son of William and Georgina Emma Rashleigh of Paparoa. He was married to Edna May Rashleigh of Kaiwaka, Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    CassinoItaly AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. D. 19. 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
    • Mount Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Hakaru & Districts RSA, 733 Settlement Road, Hakaru, Northland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • 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 329 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Murphy, W. (1966). p. 574. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Casualties, Died of Wounds. (1944, March 28). New Zealand Herald. AWMM

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