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George Albert Heaps

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Heaps AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 21686 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 January 1905 AWMM HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 20 December 1939 AWMM 22 Khyber Pass Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Keita Heaps (wife), 22 Khyber Pass Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1940 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 21686 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 December 1939 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    Engineer, mechanic, driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 July 1966 AWMM
    Age 61 AWMM
    BirkenheadNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Birkenhead-Glenfield Cemetery, corner Eskdale and Glenfield Roads, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 83 AWMM

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