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Alfred Montgomery McPherson

Headstone of Sergeant Alfred Montgomery McPherson (411917). Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FRFO0278). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Sergeant Alfred Montgomery McPherson (411917). Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France. New Zeala …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Montgomery AWMM
  • Surname
    McPherson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ411917 AWMM
    • WWII 411917 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Archibald John McPherson (father), Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred McPherson was the son of Archibald John McPherson and of Isobel McPherson (nee Hogg), of Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Plot 2 Row 3 Grave 30. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) 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/2275028
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Forrester, L. (1956). Fly for your life. portrait AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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