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Donald Hugh Alexander Gow

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Hugh Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Gow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Don AWMM
  • Service number
    40701 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 March 1910 AWMM InglewoodTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 February 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Tunisia AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    40701 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorial Force - Infantry, 3 years AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 January 1941 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Commercial traveller/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Bardia, Libya AWMM
    02 Jan 1942-6 January 1942 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 6 January 1942 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      A1 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Lung Cancer AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 June 1986 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • To my beautiful Dad , if only I could be with you &talk to you again. .I now , appreciate what you did for us & what you must have gone through while defending our freedom & our country...now Matt is going to follow in your footsteps. .Love you always. .Chris.xx
    Public - Christine - Child - 19 March 2017

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.179 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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26 April 2018Rebecca Marie god New Zealand Other relative
19 March 2017ChristineCooloola Cove Qld. .Child
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