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George Guilliard

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Portrait, standing and with a dog sitting on a chair - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, standing and with a dog sitting on a chair - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Guilliard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Colin George Guilliard AWMM
  • Service number
    36940 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 January 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Guilliard (father), 147 Mataroa Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Guilliard was the son of Arthur and Eva Grace Guilliard (Nee Austen).

    Two brothers served in WW2 Jack Guilliard (5180) and George Gilliard (36940) who was killed at Sidi Rezegh in the Western Desert in 1941.

    Column 103. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

    In both the official nominal rolls and the Wairouru Roll of Honour he is listed as George Guilliard although he is listed with the Taihape Museum as Colin George Guilliard AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    23 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Sidi RezeghWestern Desert 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
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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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/2768988
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.187 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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