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John Roland Holmes

Jack Holmes about 1941

Uncle Jack Holmes

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Roland AWMM
  • Surname
    Holmes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 458982 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    18 November 1904 Public - Max - Other relative - 22 June 2018 - Union of South Africa Birth certificate No. 522497 entry number 118/1904
  • Place of birth
    Vryheid, Natal, South Africa Public - Max - Other relative - 22 June 2018 - Union of South Africa Birth certificate No. 522497 entry number 118/1904
  • Birth notes
    Eldest child of John Holmes (1865-1949) and Elizabeth Pretorius(1883-1960). he came with his parents Public - Max - Other relative - 22 June 2018 - Passenger list SS Corinthic 27 July 1907
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Whitehall, R.D., Cambridge AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Gardener at Karapiro Dam. Public - Max - Other relative - 22 June 2018 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E. Holmes, Whitehall, R.D., Cambridge (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1942 AWMM Widowed/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 458982 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 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.189 Farmer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.189
    HamiltonWaikato 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.189
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.189 AWMM

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22 June 2018MaxWellingtonChild

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