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John Gillan Stubbing

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Portrait (kindly provided by the serviceman) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by the serviceman) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Gillan AWMM
  • Surname
    Stubbing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 14480 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 February 1916 AWMM WaihiNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 83 Rose Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs H. Stubbing (mother), 83 Rose Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 14480 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Burnham Training Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Cabinet Maker/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Sidi Rezegh, Western Desert AWMM
      24 November 1941 AWMM
      Attack by German forces/With 24 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Benghazi Camp, Benghazi, Libya AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Transport ship Jantzen, It was a ship that was leaving Benghazi for Italy AWMM
      Libya, North Africa AWMM
      8 December 1941 AWMM
      torpedoed on way to Italy AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dysentry Acre Greece, Acia, Greece AWMM
      Transit camp at Akhaia, Greece AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Patras, Patras, Greece AWMM
    • WW2 POW -Stalag XVIII-C (later 317), St Johann, Austria AWMM
    • WW2
      Gorlitz, Germany AWMM
    • WW2
      13 December 1941 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - PG 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Liberated by the Russians AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33590 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Frostbitten feet AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Shoulder and spine damage AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Agnes

    Spent 18 months in stone quarry for going on strike in a sugar works in Stralin.

    Took part in forced march for three months, ending at Lucenvalde, under Berlin. Liberated by Russians. Taken to Brussels,Belgium and then onto England.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2002 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 2011 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 11 July 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. 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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 458 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Fortune, G. & Bebich, M. (2008). Citizenship and remembrance : a history of the 24 NZ Infantry Battalion Association. Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: 11 July 2011 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
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