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David Gavin Rose

Plan of Yokohama War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Plan of Yokohama War Cemetery - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Gavin AWMM
  • Surname
    Rose AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 623018 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
    76 Wallath Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr D.E.L. Rose (father), 76 Wallath Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 623018 AWMM
  • 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 David Edward Lawrence Rose and Jessie Rose of New Plymouth, Taranaki.

    Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton presented the New Zealand Operational Service Medal (NZOSM) to next of kin of New Zealanders who were killed or died in military operations since 1945 at a ceremony at Parliament 3 September 2003.

    The New Zealand Operational Service Medal was received on his behalf by his sister Mrs Pam Lee of Lower Hutt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 October 1946 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    JapanAsia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan AWMM NZ Sec. Plot D Row D Grave 4 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Pointer, M. (2008). Commonwealth War Graves, Hodogaya, Yokohama, Japan: the New Zealand Connection. Tokyo, Japan. Unpublished paper. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 114 AWMM
    • Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan AWMM
      Cemetery register no. 80.01 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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09 February 2017MichelYokohama, JapanOther

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