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Arthur Nolan MacShane

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Portrait, WW2 brothers Arthur MacShane (8973) on right with his brother Charles MacShane (19246) on the left. It was taken in Cairo about 1941 when Arthur was attending OCTU training. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, WW2 brothers Arthur MacShane (8973) on right with his brother Charles MacShane (19246) on …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Nolan AWMM
  • Surname
    MacShane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8973 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 July 1915 AWMM TakakaTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1939 AWMM PO Box 17, Kaikoura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.W. MacShane (mother), 4 Harper Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Western Desert AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8973 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Employee/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur MacShane was the son of Grattan William and Mary MacShane, of Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand.

    Two sons, brothers Arthur MacShane (8973) and Charles MacShane (19246) served in WW2.

    Arthur was a driver for General Freyberg prior to his commissioning in 1941.

    He was killed when his jeep ran over a mine. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    El AlameinWestern Desert AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. G. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Kaikoura War Memorial, 34 Esplanade, Kaikoura 7300 AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, Second World War Panel AWMM

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Sources

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