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George Lawrence Agar

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Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel George Lawrence Agar, Auckland Weekly News, 17 November 1943. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19431117-20-37. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Agar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Laurie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4534 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1905 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 94 Ranui Terrace, Khandallah, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs E.E. Agar (wife), 94 Ranui Terrace, Khandallah, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
    • Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 4534 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Held rank of Major at embarkation

    Returned to NZ 15 June 1943.

    Served at Army Headquarters until discharged, 16 December 1944. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1992 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes scattered 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
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium records
    http://www.purewa.co.nz/search.asp
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Polaschek, A. (1983). The Complete New Zealand Distinguished Conduct Medal. Christchurch, N.Z.: Medals Research. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. 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. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 6 AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Retirement from Post Office. Auckland star, 13 June 1962 AWMM
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