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Gordon Lorraine Pope

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Portrait, Tel Aviv on 17 November 1942, signed "love Roy" - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Tel Aviv on 17 November 1942, signed "love Roy" - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Lorraine AWMM
  • Surname
    Pope AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ray AWMM
  • Service number
    17784 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 November 1918 AWMM BalcluthaOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 May 1940 AWMM 41 Cavell Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Pope (mother), 41 Cavell Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Apr 1941-30 June 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Tobruk AWMM
    • Mersa Matru AWMM
    • El Alamein AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • Monte Cassino AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17784 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Burnham Camp AWMM
    • Wigram AWMM
    • Trentham AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Dental mechanic/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Spectacles AWMM
    • Dental, Unknown Period AWMM
      False Teeth AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Fibrositis AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 January 1997 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Richmond Cemetery, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM RSA section, 20 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Evening Post and Nelson Mail January 1997 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.285 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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