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George Rae Shaw

Portrait, full length lying down with machine gun, foot extended and hobnails showing, patch on sleeve - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, full length lying down with machine gun, foot extended and hobnails showing, patch on slee …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Rae AWMM
  • Surname
    Shaw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/2089 AWMM
    • WWII 3/19/232 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 April 1892 AWMM InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    S. Shaw (father), 6 Lewis Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 March 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
    Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 24/2089 AWMM
    • WWII 3/19/232 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
    WW1 16 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Engineer/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Urethral Stricture; Admitted to 13th CCS, Rouen, 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, No. 1 NZGH, Brockenhurst AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Stomach Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sailed as a Rifleman . Transferred to NZFA as Driver, then Gunner. After hospitalization while still in England was posted to Driver and then back to Gunner before returning to NZ on Arawa in September 1917.

    In World War II, George served in the Home Guard. He was attested on 21 September 1940 ; his number being 3/19/232 and Unit was 20th Coy (Bluff). He was discharged 5 November 1941. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    29 August 1957 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
    InvercargillSouthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eastern Cemetery, Tay Street, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Southland Times AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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