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Edgar Jack Lenihan

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Portrait of Edgar Jack Lanihan. Image kindly provided by Mike Lenihan (October 2020).

Portrait of Edgar Jack Lanihan. Image kindly provided by Mike Lenihan (October 2020).

Copyright undetermined - untraced rights owner AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Lenihan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 273865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 January 1916 AWMM CartertonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 66 Belvedere Rd., Carterton AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E.L. Lenihan, 66 Belvedere Rd., Carterton (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 273865 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.70 Dairy-factory hand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.70
    MastertonWairarapa 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.70
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eva Lilian and John Lenihan, third eldest of six siblings. Prior to his enlistment in the Second World War, Edgar worked at Dairy Factories, in 1943 he enlisted and served in Italy, after the war he married and had three children, he spent most of his working life as a Driver with Pinfolds Transport, in Carterton. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1997 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Clareville Cemetery Chester Road Clareville Carterton Wairarapa New Zealand AWMM
  • 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. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.70 AWMM

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24 April 2018Andrew ColinMasterton, New ZealandDirect descendant

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