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George Gordon Dryland

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New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 1: Royal New Zealand Navy - Lieutenant, Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant, Midshipman, Petty Officers, Leading Seamen, Able Seamen - Atkinson - Dryland (photo John Halpin 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport, Panel 1: Royal New Zealand Navy - Lieutenant, Paymaster Sub-L …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Dryland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZ1358 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1920 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.G. Dryland (mother), 4 Highclere Flats, 280 Mt Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ1358 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Eric and Fanny Gilbert Dryland, of Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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