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Athol Christian Jimmieson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Athol Christian AWMM
  • Surname
    Jimmieson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 171795 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 July 1916 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 21 August 1941 AWMM P.B., Ahititi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Mei Jimmieson (wife), P.B., Ahititi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 171795 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 21 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 1 inch AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      Wounded by landmine AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He died of wounds sustained whilst attempting to bring out the body of a comrade from a minefield. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ancona War Cemetery, Italy AWMM 1. L. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • hi its Noah im your great grandson i wish you were here.
    Hi its Wairangi im your great grandson i wish you would be here

    hi grandad,wayd here we are at the museum,just dropped in to say hi.
    Public - Noah and Wairangi - Direct descendant - 15 August 2021
  • you do not know me but I worte a letter to the Auckland WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM IN 2016 about you not being placed on the ww11 hall of memories last year , today marks two year of you now being placed on the wall :) , lest we forget ,
    Public - SK - Researcher - 22 February 2018
  • The much loved brother of my mother never forgotten.
    Public - Lorraine - Other relative - 9 April 2016
  • Love you dad, miss you.
    Public - john - Child - 26 April 2015
  • To my Granddad, thinking of you on anzac day 2015. I am daughter of your only son John Athol Jimmieson. You have a great grandchild called Tayla Maree Jimmieson who is my daughter. She is eight years old. May you rest in peace. Dad holds beautiful photo's of you in his home for all of the family to admire your courage and strength throughout the war. We love you Granddad..xoxoxoxoxox
    Public - Amber - Other Relative - 25 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 August 2021Noah and WairangiTamaki MakaurauDirect descendant
22 February 2018SKAuckland Researcher
09 April 2016LorrainePerth Western AustraliaOther relative
26 April 2015johnAuckland, new zealandChild
25 April 2015AmberAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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