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George Melvin Grier McPike

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Melvin Grier AWMM
  • Surname
    McPike AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ4213118 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 June 1913 AWMM ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 October 1942 AWMM 36 Matamau Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Emily McPike (wife), 36 Matamau Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Truck Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 feet AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Died from Natural Causes, Cause of Death AWMM
      Old age AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 June 2003 AWMM
    Age 90 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 Returned Services Area AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 17 June 2003 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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