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John Corcoran

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  • Service number
    39740 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Corcoran AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    39740 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
    WW2 Quarryman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 125 Great North Rd., Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Corcoran (father), Waiharara, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    39740 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
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 Crete AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Corcoran was the son of Michael and Martha Corcoran. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 May 1945 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Austria AWMM
  • Death notes
    Austria AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Face 13. AWMM
  • Obituary

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