John Corcoran Unknown date of birth - 13 May 1945 Key details Contribute › Service number39740 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnameCorcoran AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39740 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMQuarryman AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM125 Great North Rd.AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Corcoran (father)WaihararaNorth AucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number39740 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture detailsWW2 AWMMCrete AWMM Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Corcoran was the son of Michael and Martha Corcoran. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death13 May 1945 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAustria AWMM Death notesAustria AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember John Corcoran by laying a poppy. James Joseph Corcoran James Patrick Corcoran John Corcoran John Michael Corcoran John Patrick Alphonsus Corcoran Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Corcoran Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 41 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.