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Warwick St George Ruxton Wilson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Warwick St George Ruxton AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pete AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ404438 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 March 1917 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 October 1939 AWMM 112 Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Warwick Wilson, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
    Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ404438 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 30 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Law student/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Warwick Ruxton was the son of Warwick and Merthyr-Tydvil Wilson, of Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attended Kings College, where he was a member of Town House from 1930-33.

    He attended Auckland University College as a law student.

    Trained in Wellington Bombers, did sweeps over the North Sea, Germany and also the occupied French coast. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kiel War Cemetery, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany AWMM 1. A. 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald 5 May 1942 (reported missing) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • King's College Golf Ave, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062 AWMM
    • 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/2356963
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • New Zealand Memories AWMM
      New Zealand Memories Issue 68 October/November 2007 pp60-61 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      NZ Herald 5 May 1942 (reported missing) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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