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John Matthew Yelavich

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Matthew AWMM
  • Surname
    Yelavich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    62263 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 June 1919 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 June 1940 AWMM Main Road, Paerata AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Yelavich (mother), Paerata AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    3 months training AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Jun 1940 AWMM Shop assistant/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    6' 1/2" AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Simmie; father of Lorraine, David, Joyce AWMM
    • Husband to Simmie (deceased) and Joyce; father to Lorraine and David; Grandfather to Suzanne and Andrew Public - Suzanne Maree - Direct descendant - 20 April 2018 - Family - I'm his granddaughter

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 2008 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 28 June 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 391 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald 28 June 2008 AWMM

Contributors

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20 April 2018Suzanne MareeNew ZealandDirect descendant