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Ian Raymond Carson

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Corporal Carson in uniform. - This image may be subject to copyright

Corporal Carson in uniform. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Carson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tubby Carson AWMM
    • Placid Carson AWMM
  • Service number
    30506 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 April 1916 AWMM WaipawaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 9 Ngaio Road,Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Francis Thomas Carson (father), 9 Ngaio Road,Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
      Crete, Greece AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Crete List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Crete, Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    FS 183/7647 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Perforated Duodenal Ulcer and Renal Failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr Francis Thomas and Dora Lilian Carson

    An Olive Tree (Olea europaea) planted close to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in the grounds of the Auckland Domain commemorates those who fought on Crete. The plaque at the base of the tree reads: This Olive Tree was presented to the New Zealand Veterans of the Battle for Crete by the people of Galatos in Crete in respect and the esteem of the bond formed during and after the Battle of Crete May 1941. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 January 1997 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Whakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM Returned Servicemen's Plot, 50 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Nelson Evening Mail AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Love you pop xo thought about you heaps today, will never forget what you did for this country.
    Public - Tupou Dora - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • 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.33 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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25 April 2015Tupou DoraPalmerston NorthOther Relative

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