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Lloyd Dick McKechnie

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lloyd Dick AWMM
  • Surname
    McKechnie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63441 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 28 Ladies' Mile, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E McKechnie (wife), 16 Summer Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 September 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    63441 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
    WW2 Clerk AWMM
    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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lloyd McKechnie was the son of Hunter and Emma McKechnie, of Auckland City, New Zealand; husband of Edna McKechnie, of Stanley Bay, Auckland.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Aquitatler' Troopship magazine of the Aquitania, taking 7th reinforcements to Egypt in September 1941 contains an item written by Bdr L.D. McKechnie. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XVI. E. 13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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