John Corcoran Unknown date of birth - Died 13 May 1945 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39740 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Quarryman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown 125 Great North Rd., Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr Corcoran (father), Waiharara, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number39740 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture detailsWW2 Crete AWMM Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Corcoran was the son of Michael and Martha Corcoran. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death13 May 1945 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAustria AWMM Death notesAustria AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAthens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13. AWMM Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.