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Frederick Bussey

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Portrait, full length, standing with cigarette in background unidentified grandstand, possibly Avondale Racecourse - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, full length, standing with cigarette in background unidentified grandstand, possibly Avond …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Bussey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Buzz Bussey AWMM
  • Service number
    439986 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 April 1922 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ettie Maud Christine Bussey (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 March 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    439986 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Avondale AWMM
    • Papkura AWMM
    • Narrow Neck AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Storeman/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Percy (41729) and Ettie Maude Christine Bussey, of Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Plot II Row E Grave 10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories 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/2049622
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.20 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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