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George Frederick Bertrand

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Portrait of Lieutenant George Frederick Bertrand, Auckland Weekly News, 4 October 1917. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19171004-34-4. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Bertrand AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/701 AWMM
    • WWII 6117 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1891 Military Personnel file UrenuiTaranaki Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Urenui, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 12 Bell Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 G. Bertrand (father), Urenui, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 G. Bertrand (father), Urenui, via Waitara, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs K. Bertrand (wife), 12 Bell Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • North Africa AWMM
    • Greece AWMM
    • 1941 AWMM
      World War 2/wars AWMM
      Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/701 AWMM
    • WWII 6117 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • 2nd in Charge 28 Battalion from November 1939 - October 1841. Commanding Officer 2 Maori Battalion and Maori Training Unit between 1942–1944.

    Member of the Ngarimu Scholarship Fund Board.

    Sutherland, James. (1989). Gallantry Awards to New Zealanders in World War 2. Christchurch: Regal Medals. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1957 Military Personnel file
    Age 66 AWMM
    Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Services Area Block D Plot 64 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Sutherland, J. (1989). Gallantry awards to New Zealanders in World War Two. Christchurch, N.Z.: Regal Medals. AWMM
    • Taylor, A. (1998). The New Zealand roll of honour : New Zealanders who have served their country in peace and war : 150 years, 1845-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Roll of Honour Publications. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 52 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 18 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 18 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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10 July 2018JeniferWairarapaOther relative
08 June 2015MikeMatamataOther Relative
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