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Frederick Glendinning

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Glendinning AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    504434 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 17 Mason Avenue, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Glendinning (mother), 17 Mason Avenue, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married to Jean Gladys May Glendinning (nee Martin) Public - Natalie - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family knowledge


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Tunisia AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    504434 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 Unknown AWMM Brewery hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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    • Son of James and Elizabeth Jane Glendinning, of Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Jean Gladys Glendinning, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Father of Aloma Glendinning born 1943 died of Polio on the 26/04/1946 aged 3 years 4 months and Dorothy Glendinning. Public - Natalie - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family knowledge
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About death

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  • Death
    26 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    TunisiaNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia AWMM XI. F. 25 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I am the grand daughter of Frederick Glendinning. Dorothy's daughter.As a family we quite often think of the journey he made. Gloria & Natalie it would be great to know about you and your connection to Frederick. We quite often wonder what ever happened to Jean . Dorothy's mum.
    Public - Lynda Francis - Direct descendant - 12 May 2017
  • Thankyou for serving our country.You were my mothers husband,and the father of her two daughters Dorothy and Aloma.You made the ultimate sacrifice.I have always held you with the deepest respect.May you rest in peace,with the loved ones, that have also now passed on. Gloria.
    Public - Gloria Dawn Louise - Other relative - 25 April 2017
  • Nana Jean's first husband



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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 151 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 May 2017Lynda FrancisUpper HuttDirect descendant
25 April 2017Gloria Dawn LouiseDargaville NZOther relative
25 April 2015NatalieCromwell, New ZealandOther Relative

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