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George Francis Rawlings

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Rawlings AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Snow AWMM
  • Service number
    17871 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 April 1926 AWMM LondonEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM 117 Iranui Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Rawlings (brother), 117 Iranui Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17871 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Territorials AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 AWMM Sheep farmer/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Brain Haemorrhage AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined Air Force first and then transferred to the Army.

    His wife noted he was admitted to a hospital in Cairo.

    Brother of Hilda Corn. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1997 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fairhall Cemetery, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Ashes RSA Block 2 Row 5 Plot 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Blenheim Newspaper, 24 March 1997

    Death notice: Gisborne Newspaper, 25 March 1997 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Marlborough District Council cemetery records
    http://www.marlborough.govt.nz/Services/Cemeteries/Search.aspx?id=16066&plotid=14505
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. 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. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 292 AWMM
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