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Bertram Charles Granger

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bertram Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Granger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16109 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1913 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 July 1940 AWMM Owen Junction, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.W. Grainger (father), Howard Junction, Murchison, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16109 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Burnham Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Camp Hospital Egypt 12.4.41 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      2NZGH 31.4.42 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      2NZGH 31.7.42 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John William Granger and Kate Grainger (nee Downie) of Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    El AlameinWestern Desert AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM V.H.13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 180 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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