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John East

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    East AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 68749 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 1941 AWMM 11 Fleet St., Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. A. East, 11 Fleet St., Auckland (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 68749 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 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.12 Storeman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.12
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 6, p.12
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

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
    31 January 1946 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Prot. Soldiers Area G, Row 11, Grave 31. AWMM Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland AWMM
  • 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
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2919547
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.12 AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2018). Roll of New Zealand’s Second World War Dead. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group.; Peter Cooke; 2018. AWMM
      p.149 AWMM

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