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George Firman

Bourail Memorial panels 3rd from left Panel 3 - This image may be subject to copyright

Bourail Memorial panels 3rd from left Panel 3 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Firman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ4312786 AWMM
    • WWII 4312786 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 June 1923 Public - Marilyn - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - family history and birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Marilyn - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Dunedin Public - Marilyn - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - family oral history
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Firman (father), St Kilda, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ4312786 AWMM
    • WWII 4312786 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Apprentice Fitter and Turner, Hillside Workshops, Dunedin Public - Marilyn - Direct descendant - 14 September 2017 - family oral history
  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Louisa Firman (nee Mitchell), St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand

    George Firman died returning from the war when the Dakota 3526 he was travelling on disappeared, never to be found. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 September 1945 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 September 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
27 September 2017MarilynDunedin, New ZealandDirect descendant

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