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George Stanley Lorimer

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Stanley AWMM
  • Surname
    Lorimer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    40539 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 December 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Railways, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Lorimer (father), Terore R.D., Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Apr 1941-30 June 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    40539 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George Lorimer and of Elizabeth Lorimer (nee Mawson), of Te Awamutu.

    Killed on the morning of 24 October 1942 in L section of the northeastern slope of Miteiriya Ridge, Egypt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II.A.13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Always remembered by my Uncle's family as he named his first born son Stanley Lorimer after his best friend killed in action.
    Public - Mayanne - 13 April 2015
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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/2117203
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45: Divisional Signals, Borman, C.A., Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1954, p.325. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.207 AWMM

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