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John Woods

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Woods AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 66336 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 November 1915 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM C/o. J. Jensen, Aokautere R.D. AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. D.L. Woods, c/o S.J. Richfield, Slacks Rd., Palmerston North (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 66336 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Alive at 103 as of 25 April 2019. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 2019 AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 July 2019 Public - Alison - Child - 28 September 2019 - Family
  • Age at death
    103 Public - Alison - Child - 28 September 2019 - Family
  • Place of death
    Rotorua Public - Alison - Child - 28 September 2019 - Family
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • John is 103 and still alive and living in Rotorua.
    Public - Alison - Child - 25 April 2019

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Olley, S. (18 July 2019). 103-year-old Rotorua World War II veteran John Woods laid to rest. New Zealand Herald.
    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12250346
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.232 AWMM

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28 September 2019AlisonNapierChild
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