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Aron Joseph Nattrass

Headstone, Gaza War Cemetery (photo Alan and Hazel Kerr 2007) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Gaza War Cemetery (photo Alan and Hazel Kerr 2007) - This image may be subject to copyrig …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Aron Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Nattrass AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 66154 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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 66154 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 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.156 Hosiery Machinist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.156
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.156
  • 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
    14 September 1943 AWMMKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
    Drowned AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Aron Nattrass was the son of Harry Douglas Nattrass and of Alice Josephine Nattrass (nee Hanneffy), of Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gaza War Cemetery, Israel AWMM C. C. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Aron, As a family, we are trying to learn as much about you and your contribution to the war as we can. I am only beginning to understand what you experienced, and I admire you so much for your bravery. Jane McCauley
    Public - Jane - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2897970
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.156 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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23 April 2015Jane Wellington, New ZealandOther Relative

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