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Douglas James McMinn

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas James AWMM
  • Surname
    McMinn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6274 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    4 February 1918 Public - Fiona - Other relative - 9 April 2018 - http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz New Zealand Births, Deaths & Marriages Online Birth: 1918/4159 McMinn James Douglas Parents - Martha and Charles Leslie
  • Place of birth
    Levin, New Zealand Public - Fiona - Other relative - 9 April 2018 - http://horowhenua.kete.net.nz/adopt_an_anzac/topics/show/631-james-douglas-mcminn Adopt an Anzac - James Douglas McMinn
  • Birth notes
    Fourth son of Martha nee Brady and Charles Leslie McMinn Public - Fiona - Other relative - 9 April 2018 - ibid
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o A. Sturrock, Te Rehunga, Dannevirke, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr L. McMinn (father), Keepa Street, Levin, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6274 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Douglas McMinn was the son of Charles Leslie and Martha McMinn, of Levin, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 12. E. 10. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

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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/936901
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Military Service Record 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 122 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 April 2018FionaMotueka, Tasman, New zealandOther relative

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