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Alexander Joseph George Attewell

Headstone of Sgt Andrew Joseph George ATTEWELL 10139. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 164118. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Sgt Andrew Joseph George ATTEWELL 10139. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City C …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Joseph George AWMM
  • Surname
    Attewell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Andrew AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 10139 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
    WW2 Owaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr J.E. Attewell (father), 17 Alison Crescent, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 10139 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.11 Shipper/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.11
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.11
  • 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
    23 Oct 1942 {Age 26} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as Andrew on the Nominal Roll

    Alexander Attewell was the son of Joseph E. and Sarah A. Attewell, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. D. 17. AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 164, Plot 118 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2092067
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.11 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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