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John Gordon Sisley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Sisley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1919 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 118 Belt Road, New Plymouth AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • In April 1944, whilst doing surveillance of the sea lane approach to Port of Spain, Trinidad, the air failure of the port engine and an inexperience pilot crashed the plane while ditching, forcing the crew to exit through the shattered cockpit, they spent about four hours in the Dinghy, with only two Mae Wests between the four surviours (The Goldfish Club). AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 December 2003 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Goldfish Club, New Zealand Branch. The Goldfish Club: Roll of Honour 1954 - 2003. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2004/32. AWMM
      MS-2004-32 AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Ballot Lists, 1940–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM

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