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John Levy MacDuff

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Levy AWMM
  • Surname
    MacDuff AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6556 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 December 1905 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 219 Vivian Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.M.L. MacDuff (mother), 219 Vivian St, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Commanding Officer (CO) of 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion, 24 September 1943 - 29 February 1944.

    CO of 25 Infantry Battalion, 29 February - 15 June 1944.

    CO of 2 NZ Expeditionary Force Advanced Base, June-July 1944.

    Chief Magistrate, Fiji.

    Col J. L. MacDuff, MC, m.i.d.; Lautoka, Fiji; born NZ 11 Dec 1905; barrister and solicitor; CO 27 (MG) Bn 24 Sep 1943-29 Feb 1944; CO 25 Bn 29 Feb-15 Jun 1944; CO Adv Base 2 NZEF Jun-Jul 1944; Chief Magistrate, Fiji. (Source: Burdon, R.M. 24 Battalion. p.233.) AWMM
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Death

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 116 AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.233. AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.9, 15, 24, 28, 70, 76, 120, 123, 130, 186, 195, 198, 208, 215–216. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.352, 357, 359, 393. AWMM
    • Murphy, W.E. (1961). The relief of Tobruk. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.467n. AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.388, 416, 422, 426, 430, 436, 438, 444, 608. AWMM
    • Phillips, N.C. (1957). Italy. Volume 1 : The Sangro to Cassino. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.250, 269. AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1967). Italy. Volume 2. From Cassino to Trieste. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      p.57. AWMM
    • Walker, R. (1967). Alam Halfa and Alamein. Dept. of Internal Affairs, Historical Publications Branch, Wellington, N.Z. AWMM
      pp.142, 268–9. AWMM