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John Lawrence Balderston

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Balderston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Baldy Balderston AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/13/128 AWMM
    • 619959 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 April 1922 AWMM KaiwakaNorthland AWMM
    Kaiwaka, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Pukenui Rd, Kaiwaka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    • Butcher/Civilian AWMM
    • Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David Richard Logan Balderston AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/13/128 AWMM
    • 619959 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Injury to ankle in Italy. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The New Zealand Service Medal 1946-1949 is sometimes referred to as the J Force Medal. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.10 AWMM