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Owen Bracegirdle

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Group, 2 soldiers in camp; NCOs Course in New Zealand, 1929 Owen Bracegirdle (on left) - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, 2 soldiers in camp; NCOs Course in New Zealand, 1929 Owen Bracegirdle (on left) - This image …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Bracegirdle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 3427 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1911 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 7 Henley Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr A. Bracegirdle (father), 7 Henley Street, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • Libya AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 3427 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 Clerk 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Senior Supply Officer of 2 NZ Division, 1942-43.

    Second-in-command (2 i/c) of HQ NZ Army Service Corps, November 1943 - June 1945.

    Promoted to Major with 1 Division Transport Co, 1 December 1948.

    Transferred to Reserve of Officers (R of O) as Lt Colonel, 1 March 1951.

    Retired 1 January 1958. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 May 1995 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Timaru Herald, 19 May 1995 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Timaru Herald AWMM
      Timaru Herald, 19 May 1995 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 22 AWMM

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