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John Utranage Vaughan

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  • Service number
    14301 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Utranage AWMM
  • Surname
    Vaughan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14301 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 Traveller AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown C/o P.O. Box 16, Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr P. Vaughan (father), 51 Halifax Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14301 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
    Greymouth, Westland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Temporary Corporal AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Vaughan was the son of Patrick and R. Mary Vaughan, of Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    36 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II. F. 3. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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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 487 AWMM