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Alexander Duthie Alexander

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Duthie AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Alex AWMM
    • Alec AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 17006 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 April 1917 AWMM PeterheadAberdeenshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Jul 1939 AWMM 4 Clifton Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Jessie Alexander (mother), 4 Clifton Terrace, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • Libya AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 17006 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Infantry training at Burnham Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jul 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Fisherman/Civilian AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded in 1941 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Left NZ with 5 (Infantry) Reinforcements. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 December 1989 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Timaru Cemetery, Timaru, New Zealand 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
    • 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
      WW2 4: WW2 8 AWMM
    • Roger Sommerville, ed., Moss's war 1941-1988: new worlds and lives on hold, Tokoroa, N.Z.: Creative Vision NZ AWMM
      p.117; p.119 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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