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John Edward McDermott

Back - 27282 William Patrick Carroll, 27606 Charles Osborne Beehre, 27284 Alexander Grieve Figgins & 27281 John Henry Boneham. 
Front - 27289 John Edward mcDermott, 27285 Henry Morgan Lewis & 27286 Alfred Lionel Pettitt 
All of the 16th Railway Operating Company, N.Z.E
Taken on board H.M. Transport No,12, Empress of Japan, 1940 by Sapper D.W. Petch.

Empress of Japan 1940

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    McDermott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 27289 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 1 Grafton Tce., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. Ellen McDermott, 1 Grafton Tce., Auckland (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 27289 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.287 Boilermaker/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.287
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.287
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

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  • Cemetery name
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.287 AWMM
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