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Esmond Allen Gibson

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 41), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Esmond Allen AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gibby AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 24611 AWMM
    • WWII NZ1077 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 August 1896 AWMM NgaioWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Ngaio, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A.E. Gibson (mother), 19 Main Road, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    • Pilot/Military Hanson
    • Engineer/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Last rank
    WW2 28 May 1947 AWMM
    2nd Embarkation AWMM
    Wing Commander Hanson

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Arthur Henry Gibson Annie Ellen Chew. Source: Te Ara.

    Aerodome Engineer on enlistment in 1934. Director of Works, Royal New Zealand Air Force, at the outbreak of the Second World War. Seconded to the headquarters staff of Admiral William Halsey in 1943.

    Director of Civil Aviation, New Zealand, 1947-1957. A key figure in the development of aviation iin New Zealand postwar. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 March 1981 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Makara Cemetery, Makara, Wellington AWMM Plot 29/E, Soldier Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 17 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      p.209 AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM

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