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George Caldwell Darroch

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Caldwell AWMM
  • Surname
    Darroch AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    17035 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 May 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17035 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 - PG 106, Vercelli, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
    • WW2 POW - Unknown Prisoner of War Camp POW Deaths (R25405152)
      Vercelli Hospital AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 22 December 1943 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Vercelli hospital. Prostatic Abscess, Paraplegia Meningitis. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Darroch was the son of Donald Darroch and of Ethel Jean Darroch (nee Pettigrew), of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Milan War Cemetery, Italy AWMM III. B. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Great Uncle George was my Nanas brother. That he went away to war, and never came home, was a sadness she carried with her her whole life. She is reunited with her loved brother now. He was, and never will be forgotten.
    Public - Danielle Frances - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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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/2816796
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.89 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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24 April 2015Danielle FrancesYeppoon, QLD Australia Other Relative

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