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John Charles Bissett

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in the Domain, Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Bissett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    29106 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 156 Spey Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.J. Bissett (wife), 256 Nelson Street, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    29106 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Bissett was the son of Roderick Bissett, and of Jessie Bissett (nee Church), of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand; husband of Jeanie Walker Bissett, of Invercargill. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 7. D. 11. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 42 AWMM