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George Septimus Kirman

Wedding of George Kirman and Rose Edith Pickett (nee Bussey). - This image may be subject to copyright

Wedding of George Kirman and Rose Edith Pickett (nee Bussey). - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Septimus AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24117 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 12 January 1940 AWMM 11 Hardgrave Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Alice Amelia King (mother), 5 St Mary's Bay Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24117 AWMM
  • Military service
    Cadets (4 years) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura (entered camp 15.5.1940) AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 12 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Fish Curer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-B, Wagna, Austria AWMM
      Pilos, Greece AWMM
      04 May 1941-10 May 1945 AWMM
      Lost while in convoy/With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria AWMM
      Greece, Europe AWMM
      Katschberg AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria 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
    WW2 10 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 4650 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Graz Hospital (as a POW) 23 January 1943 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Coronary Thrombosis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George was the son of Frederick Kirman (died 2 June 1915) and Alice Amelia Kirman (nee Helland) of Hull, England. His mother remarried and became Mrs Robert King. They immigrated to New Zealand in early 1920s.

    He married Rose Edith Pickett (nee Bussey), widow of Harry Edward Pickett (5401). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 June 1965 AWMM
    Age 52 AWMM
    OnehungaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald 28 June 1965 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-24Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 258 AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 28 June 1965 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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