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Andrew Roberts Gemmell

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Roberts AWMM
  • Surname
    Gemmell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2083 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
    Unknown AWMM Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R.M. Gemmell (wife), Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2083 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Andrew Gemmell was the son of John and Mary Elizabeth Gemmell; husband of Rona Margaret Gemmell, of Brown's Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 13. C. 16. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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