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Donald Faa MacMaster

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Portrait, with medal ribbon on uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, with medal ribbon on uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Donald Faa AWMM
  • Surname
    MacMaster AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1656 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1916 AWMM BirkenheadNorth Shore City AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 October 1939 AWMM 4 Puna Street, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.J. MacMaster (mother), 4 Puna Street, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • Lebanon AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • Trans-Jordan AWMM
    • Syria Public - Judith Olwyn - Child - 5 March 2015 - Military Personnel File, Family papers
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    1656 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Gunner in 3 Field Battery, Territorial Forces before WWll Public - Judith Olwyn - Child - 6 March 2015 - Military Personnel File, Family papers
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Printer/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 3 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Auburn AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to hospital at Aleppo and later NZ hospital at Helwan for treatment for leg and arm joints. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name misspelt in newspaper clippings AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 September 1998 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    AvondaleAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 September 1998 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Retrieved on 25 April 2011 Greek Awards to New Zealanders.
    http://www.oocities.org/greekmedals/OutActs.htm
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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 116 AWMM
    • MacMaster, Donald Faa. Recollections of D.F. MacMaster. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2007/6. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Training Greeks. New Zealand Herald, 24 June 1944 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 12 September 1998 AWMM
    • MacMaster, Donald Faa. "Recollections of D.F. MacMaster". Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2 Public - Judith Olwyn - Child - 5 March 2015 - Family papers

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06 March 2015Judith OlwynAuckland, New ZealandChild

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