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Alan Douglas Vaudrey

Photos from aVaudrey family album: top left then clockwise man (father?) and two young male children; top right an older woman and Alan Vaudrey in uniform walking down the street; portrait Alan Vaudrey; Alan Vaudrey in a singlet and long trousers sitting and leaning against wooden building; Alan Vaudrey smartly dressed leaning against a car - This image may be subject to copyright

Photos from aVaudrey family album: top left then clockwise man (father?) and two young male children …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Vaudrey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    27665 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1917 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 3 Second Avenue, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Vaudrey (wife), 12 Duke Street, Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 August 1940 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27665 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fresh complexion AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      grey AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Family note that Alan and his wife resided at 3 Second Avenue, Whangarei at the time of embarkation.

    The information on Cenotaph database for the fields next of Kin and address before enlistment is the information recorded on the embarkation Nominal Roll, his family note that he and his family were actually based in Whangarei. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 October 2001 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    NgateaHauraki Plains 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



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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. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 487 AWMM

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