Ivan Thomas Forsman 10 July 1922 - 7 April 1945 Key details Contribute › Service number436274 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Corporal AWMM21 Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait taken in Italy in 1944 (kindly provided by family) … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesIvan Thomas AWMM SurnameForsman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number436274 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionCatholicChristian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth10 July 1922 AWMM Place of birthTe ArohaWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesTe ArohaWaikatoNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMGlass Cutter AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM15 Elam StreetParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Forsman (mother)15 Elam StParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1 July 1943 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number436274 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM20 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1 July 1943 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1 July 1943 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 10th Reinforcements AWMMInfantry Brigade AWMMNieuw Amsterdam AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal AWMM21 Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Ivan Forsman was the son of Rangi (54681) and Mary Ruby Forsman.According to his sister, Ivan Forsman put his age up one year so that he could enlist, hence the discrepancy between his age on records.Killed in Action by a sniper. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death7 April 1945 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSenio RiverItaly AWMM Death notesSenio RiverItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFaenza War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIV. B. 7. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference ObituaryDeath notice, New Zealand Herald AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Ivan Thomas Forsman by laying a poppy. Leonard John Ashton Forsey Edward Archibald Forsman Ivan Thomas Forsman Leo Laurence Forsman Norman Forsman Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ivan Thomas Forsman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCody, J. (1953). 21 Battalion. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-21Ba.htmlSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 12: WW2 64 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMDeath notice, New Zealand Herald AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.