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Otto Jonson

Photograph of Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, H.B. Regiment, 1936. Back row: Sgt J.R. Dixey, B Coy; Sgt.-M. J. Collins, Band; Sgt C. Kemp, D Support; Sgt. J. Steel, Band; Sgt. C McFadden, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. B. Beetham, C Coy; Sgt. C. C. Johansen, C Coy. Middle Row: Sgt. R. Finley, B Coy; C.Q.M.S. C. R. Morris, B Coy; Sgt. C. W. Taylor, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. H. Coddington, A Coy; Sgt. R.J. Shields, H.Q. Wing; Sgt. S. G. Horne, H.Q; Sgt. C. Newland, D Support; Sgt. R. Vaughan, D Support. Front Row: C.S.M. D. Graham, D Support; C.Q.M.S. C.L. Grouden, A Coy; C.S.M. A.S. McWhinnie, C Coy; Sgt. J. Allan, NZPS; S.S.M. W. J. Fisher, NZPS; S.S.M. J. McLeary, NZPS; Sgt. J. Hawkins, D Support; C.Q.M.S. S. Spicer, C Coy; C.Q.M.S. O. Jensen, D Support. Image kindly provided by Noel Taylor (June 2021).

Photograph of Sergeants of the 1st Battalion, H.B. Regiment, 1936. Back row: Sgt J.R. Dixey, B Coy; …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otto AWMM
  • Surname
    Jonson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jensen AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 497767 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
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  • Waka
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Civilian life

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  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 1102 Karamu Rd., Hastings AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E.B. Jonson, 1102 Karamu Rd., Hastings (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.64 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.64
    HastingsHawkes Bay 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.64
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  • Dear Otto, I love you. your great great grand daughter Evie Rose Biggs
    Public - Evie - Direct descendant - 26 April 2021
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  • hi otto i love you lots and lots i wish i meet you so much and you chose the right thing to do and
    pop misses you today i just turned nine years old. What was it like in the war? Love from your great great grand daughter Rylee Charlotte Biggs
    Public - Evie - Direct descendant - 26 April 2021
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  • Hi Otto, i love you so much i am so proud of you. What did you do in the war otto?

    Public - lachlan - Direct descendant - 26 April 2021
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  • SERGEANTS OF 1ST Bn. H.B. REGIMENT – 1936. Photo
    Ref: Papers of 4111 Maj C W Taylor ED* EM, served HB Regt 1927 – 57, WWII 19th & 25th Bns. 2NZEF. Research Notes by his son Maj N W Taylor ED** RNZIR, (compiled 19.3.2020, whilst on CB), from Medal Rolls, Official Histories, Cenotaph (embarkations), personal knowledge etc.
    JENSEN [JONSON]. O. (Hastings) – 497767, T/S/SGT, 1944, Infantry Reinforcements. EM, NZAO 298 1935, Bar NZAO 48 1945, Pte 2NZEF. (Note: on EM and Embarkation Rolls as Jonson)

    Public - Maj Noel - Researcher - 2 April 2020
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Sources

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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.64 AWMM

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26 April 2021lachlanAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2021EvieAuckland nzDirect descendant
02 April 2020Maj NoelAucklandResearcher

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