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Gordon McLean Blyth

Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, Auckland (image I. Appleton July 2012) - No known copyright restrictions - No known copyright restrictions

Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, Auckland (image I. Appleton July …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon McLean AWMM
  • Surname
    Blyth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    MacLean AWMM
  • Service number
    48473 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 March 1907 Public - J M - Other relative - 5 February 2016 - he Military Personal File of his father Thomas Arthur Blyth (WW1 15648)
    http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11145989
  • Place of birth
    Hurleyville Public - J M - Other relative - 5 February 2016 - As above
  • Birth notes
    Birth certificate registered in Hawera Public - J M - Other relative - 5 February 2016 - As above
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 27 Anne Street, Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.M. Blyth (wife), 27 Anne Street, Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    48473 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Stud stock specialist/Civilian AWMM
    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
    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 Thomas Arthur and Jenny Blyth; husband of Florence Margaret Blyth, of Wellington City, New Zealand.

    Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Middle name is spelled MacLean by CWGC (September 2010) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suva Military Cemetery, Fiji AWMM 13. 190. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

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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/2385155
    Sources Used
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 7: WW2 17 AWMM

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05 February 2016J MWellingtonOther relative

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