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John George Simpson

John Simpson All Black

John Simpson All Black

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John George AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 28576 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 March 1922 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    March 18th,1922 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research
  • Place of birth
    Rotorua New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - Research
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM 17 St. Andrews Square, Christchurch AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM 17 St. Andrew's Square, Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. C. Simpson, 17 St. Andrews Square, Christchurch (mother) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. C. Simpson, 17 St. Andrews Square, Christchurch (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

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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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  • John played 30 matches for the All Blacks including 9 tests. He plated 21 matches for Auckland. He was a member of the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force rugby team 1945/46 (The Kiwis) which toured Britain and Europe. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    November 17th, 2010 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research
  • Age at death
    88 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research
  • Place of death
    Wellington New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Awa Tapu Cemetery, 131 Valley Road, Paraparaumu, New Zealand Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 29 March 2021 - research
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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.434 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.322 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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29 March 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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