John Reginald Blunden Unknown date of birth - 7 January 1945 Key details Contribute › Service number19918 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCorporal AWMM20 Armoured Regiment 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, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Reginald AWMM SurnameBlunden AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number19918 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWaikakahi RMDWaimateCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs J.A. Blunden (wife)MatewaiGrassey HillsWaimateCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMMarried AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number19918 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMTimaruCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMAnti Tank Brigade AWMMCorporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM20 Armoured Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Harold Ernest Blunden and of Henrietta Langton Blunden (nee Denshire); husband of Jean Anderson Blunden, of Grassey Hills, CanterburyCommended for Gallantry AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death35 AWMM Date of death7 January 1945 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameForli War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceII. A. 17. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Reginald Blunden by laying a poppy. George William Blunden Godfrey Harold Blunden John Reginald Blunden Leonard Walter Blunden Neil Blunden Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Reginald Blunden Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 9: WW2 39 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.