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Richard Harold Gordon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dick Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    507982 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 December 1916 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 February 1942 AWMM Turua, Hauraki Plains, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Frances Hannah Gordon (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    507982 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 February 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      One leg shorter than other, Grade 2. Fit for the tropics AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of natural causes AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 28 September 1942 AWMM Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married, 1 daughter at embarkation

    Served as seasonal worker on 2 Battalion, Hauraki Regiment.

    Died Cardio- Respiratory Arrest AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 June 2001 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Totara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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