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John Morgan Puru

  • Service number
    • U751221 AWMM
    • 751221 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Morgan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This image may be subject to copyright

Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo (taken in April 1999). - This i …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Morgan AWMM
  • Surname
    Puru AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Morgan AWMM
  • Service number
    • U751221 AWMM
    • 751221 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    NZ Force South East Asia (NZForSEA) Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 June 2018 - Dieppe Barracks History
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • U751221 AWMM
    • 751221 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    27 January 1978 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua; Sla St - RSA. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo, Vietnam Memorial AWMM

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  • U751221 John Morgan PURU (Alpha Company 26 May 1977 - 27 January 1978) Sala Street Cemetery, Rotorua. Block 6, Section RSA, Plot 511. [-38.15214, 176.26458] LEST WE FORGET our buddy Morgan who died in a motor cycle accident (all information kindly supplied by seava.co.nz) ONWARD
    Public - Roscoe - Comrade - 29 June 2018

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 May 2019Morgan JohnGold Coast AustraliaOther relative
29 June 2018RoscoeNew ZealandComrade
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