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John William Bishop

  • Service number
    Korea 508002 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Plaque at Taumarunui Cemetery RSA Section

John's Last Resting Place

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bishop AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 508002 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
    Korea Taumarunui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 508002 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
    Korea Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    6 February 1985 AWMM
    Age 53 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    RSA Plot 201, Row UNK, Taumarunui New Cemetery, Taumarunui AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    p.53 AWMM

Contributors

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31 July 2018Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
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