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Jack Gregory

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Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, received in New Zealand in January 1942. Vincent Hayes is third from the left in the front row. He is believed to have been the oldest in the group. The others in the photograph have not been identified. - This image may be subject to copyright
Group of POWs in Stalag XVIIIA, Germany, December 1941, rece … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Gregory AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5179 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 October 1916 AWMM TaihapeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Sep 1939 AWMM Kiwi Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W.C. Gregory (father), Kiwi Road, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5179 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria AWMM
      Corinth, Greece AWMM
      1 May 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
      List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag 383, Hohenfels, Bavaria, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 202 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 13 November 1945 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jack Gregory was educated at Taihape. He married Megan and they had two sons, Neal and Derek.

    He was a keen rugby player for Hautapu Club and then Taihape team. He also played for Wanganui in rep matches. He also played hockey, and was a keen boxer (heavyweight).



    He served overseas 5 January 1940 - 4 August 1945 and served in New Zealand 3 October 1939 to 4 January 1940 and 5 August 1945 to 13 November 1945.



    He died in Wanganui Hospital and the funeral was held at Taihape on 1 June 1993. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 May 1993 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.70 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
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