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D'Auvergne Scott Wilson

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Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    D'Auvergne Scott AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42882 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 7 Maketu Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 7 Maketu Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 7 Maketu Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr J.S. Wilson (father), Tokaanu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr J.S. Wilson (father), Tokaanu, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr J.S. Wilson (father), Tokaanu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    42882 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Scott Wilson and Emily Comins Wilson, of Wanganui

    Signature on the guitar case belonging to Tuaine Utanga (47708). Utanga took a guitar with him on active service, on the guitar's canvas case there are over 200 signatures of fellow New Zealand soldiers who served with the 30 Battalion and the 24 Battalion between 1941 and 1945.There is also a list on the case of dates and places that suggest that the guitar was taken to the following destinations:. No. 3 Platoon Vickers MM Guns. Trentham July 5th 1941. Samambula Fiji August 21 1941. Namaka Fiji September 18 1941. Momi Bay 2 January 1944. Cuvu (Thoovoo) 20 January 1944. 33 Mile Peg 24 January 1944. SS President Monroe Noumea 7 December 1942. Lambin New Caledonia 12 December 1942. Koumac New Caledonia 17 December 1942. New Hebrides 28 August 1943. Guadalcanal 27 August 1943. Vella Lavella 25 September 1943. Green Island 31 January 1944-15 February 1944. Nepoui New Caledonia 5 June 1944. Noumea Staging 9 August 1944. Papakura New Zealand 17 July 1944. Niue Island 7 September 1944. Rarotonga 11 September 1944. Auckland New Zealand 19 October 1944. Hobart Tasmania 9 January 1945. Maadi Egypt 30 January 1945. Advance Base Taranto 5 March 1945.? Senica 12 March 1945. San Severino 13 March 1945.' AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1944 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 2. 3. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 228 AWMM
    • 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 430 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: Ww2 139 AWMM