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Margery Greenfield

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Margery Greenfield portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Margery Greenfield portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Margery AWMM
  • Surname
    Greenfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 822452 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 September 1914 WWII WAAC Roll
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 33 Tolearne Avenue, Maori Hill, Dunedin, new Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr A.P. Greenfield (father), 33 Tolearne Avenue, Maori Hill, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Margery Greenfield was the daughter of Albert Percy and Mary Lawer Greenfield, of Dunedin, New Zealand.

    Sister of Frances Ruth Greenfield (71996)

    Margery was a passenger on a RAF Transport plane which was en route from Egypt to London when it crashed near Rennes, France. Two other WAAC's, Sergeant Marie Innes and Private Margaret Mortlock, were also on board and killed.

    Gardiner, Dorothy J. 'New Zealand Women in the Forces', 1866 - 1946. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2002/144. Montgomerie, D. (2001). The women's war : New Zealand women 1939-45. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland University Press. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 7 October 1945 AWMM
      Age 31 AWMM
      RennesFrance AWMM
    • 7 October 1945 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 31 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery, Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France AWMM Sec. 18. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 4. AWMM
    • Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 203, Plot 71 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • A wonderful inspiration to future generations of her family
    Public - Robert McGregor - Other Relative - 6 May 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/2846277
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 75 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.48 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.75 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM
    • WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] - Lists - Overseas Information [including Strength Returns and Embarkation Rolls] (1943 - 1945) - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, (R22502074) AWMM
    • WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] - Middle East - Drafts - Strength Return [and Embarkation Rolls] (1943-1945). Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R22502075). AWMM

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05 November 2015CorrinneAustraliaOther relative
06 May 2015Robert McGregorWellington , New ZealandOther Relative

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