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George Edward Nash

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Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). - This ima …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Nash AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23727 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 October 1908 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mamaku, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Nash (mother), Tapuhi R.D., Hukerenui, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23727 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Sapper AWMM

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Nash was the son of Edward John and Louisa Mildred Nash, of Hukerenui, New Zealand.

    Born in the Northern Wairoa on 15 October 1908, Sapper Nash left New Zealand with the 2nd Echelon.

    Before joining the Forces he was engaged in the timber industry in the Rotorua district.

    Reference to the death of George Nash in AWMM MS 1211 Sadler, Arthur Cameron Papers. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM 2. H. 1A. 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2667908
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 136 AWMM
    • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, N.Z.: Returned Services Association. AWMM

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12 May 2019LynMamaku Rotorua Researcher
14 May 2015Tricia Brisbane, AustraliaOther Relative

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