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Jack Ansley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Ansley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1963 AWMM
    • WWII 1963 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 February 1922 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
    2 February 1922 Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Place of birth
    Palmerston North Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ella Ansley (Mother)
    35 Parson Street, Wanganui Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1963 AWMM
    • WWII 1963 AWMM
  • Military service
    15 June 1940 until 14 July 1946 Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Able Seaman Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1939-1945 Star
    Atlantic Star
    Africa Star
    Pacific Star
    Burma Clasp
    Defense Medal
    War Medal 1939-1945
    New Zealand War Service Medal Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    11 June 1940 Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Public Servant Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File
  • Age on enlistment
    18 Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Ordinary Seaman/Military AWMM Royal New Zealand Navy AWMM
    • Philomel June 1940
      Leander Nov 1940
      Leander Jun 1941
      Achilles Mar 1944
      Drake 7 Aug 1944
      Defiance 9 Aug 1944
      Spartiate Feb 1945
      Drake Apr 1945
      Braganza 1 Jul 1945
      Philomel 10 November 1945 Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020 - Military Personal File

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
    19 December 1980 Tauranga City Council
    TaurangaBay of Plenty Tauranga City Council
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Pyes Pa Cemetery Tauranga New Zealand AWMM Plot 606 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Jack Ansley

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  • On the 11 July 1943, the HMNZS Leandra was hit by a Japanese Torpedo in the Kula Gulf off New Georgia. Able Seaman Jack Ansley was aboard at the time. He survived. However, 26 Men perished and 15 were wounded.
    Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020
    Report 
  • Thank you Jack for your service to our Country.

    LEST WE FORGET.
    Public - Bron - Other relative - 3 March 2020
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465792) AWMM
    • New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Auckland, New Zealand: BAB microfilming. Microfiche publication, 4032 fiche. AWMM

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03 March 2020BronSelwyn DistrictOther relative

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