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John Morton Bassett

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  • Service number
    13886 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Mort Public - Max - Other Relative - 15 July 2015 - family
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Morton AWMM
  • Surname
    Bassett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Mort Public - Max - Other Relative - 15 July 2015 - family
  • Service number
    13886 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13886 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Bassett was the son of John Bassett and of Anne Eliza Bassett (nee Penny), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XXVIII. A. 19. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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  • Thank You Where you are resting now is a lot more peaceful and relaxing then what you would have had to witness.
    Public - Darby - Other relative - 24 December 2015
  • Shame we never got to meet you! Grace (Victoria) Bassett (Great niece)
    Public - Victoria Maree - Direct descendant - 24 December 2015
  • thanks for doing what u did
    Public - Darby - Other Relative - 23 May 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
24 December 2015Victoria MareeIsland Bay, Wellington Direct descendant
15 July 2015MaxAuckland, NZOther Relative
23 May 2015Darbyauckland nzOther Relative
23 May 2015MaxAuckland, NZOther Relative