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John Transom

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  • Service number
    297703 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Victims of tank accident, top left to right: J. Transom, G.E. Algie; bottom left to right: C.F. Mcintyre, E.C.C. Lett, photograph from the Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Transom AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    297703 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    297703 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidentally killed on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Second Lieutenant AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Transom was the son of Joseph Richard and Leanora Maud Transom, of Taihape; husband of Eda Lois Ruth Transom, of Taihape, New Zealand.

    Killed in a tank accident in Foxton

    Known as Jack AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 February 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    Foxton, Manawatu, North Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Foxton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Taihape Cemetery, Taihape, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Area East Lawn Block 2 Row 42 Plot 18 AWMM
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  • In loving memory of my father Jack Transom; your family remember you with love
    Public - Jacqueline (Jac) - Child - 21 April 2015

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21 April 2015Jacqueline (Jac)Ohope, New ZealandChild