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Harold James McCall


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold James AWMM
  • Surname
    McCall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 281463 AWMM
    • Korea 203549 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
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Amodeo Bay, Coromandel AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. F.H. McCall, Amodeo Bay, Coromandel (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.78 Farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.78
    ThamesCoromandel District 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.78
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  • Age on enlistment

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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harold’s adoptive parents were Francis Hartley McCall who served in WW1 at Gallipoli and in WW2 as a coast watcher and Stella Muriel McCall (nee Jenkin) from Thames. Harold grew up on his parents’ farm at Amodeo Bay, Coromandel. After his war service in Japan and Korea he worked for many years for the Marine Department, sailing the Hauraki Gulf on The Clematis. Later in his life he married Lillian McCall (nee Hodgson), the widow of his cousin Tom McCall of Point Chevalier.

    Embarked on the SS Ormonde at Wellington as part of the Main Body for Korea, entered Korea 31st December 1950, as Driver/Mechanic, returned to New Zealand on 24th May 1952. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    21 November 1979 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.78 AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p.268 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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