Māori › John Melville Black Died 18 December 1990 PDF Key details Service numberMalaya 34847 AWMM Korea 34847 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarMalayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM Korean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Melville AWMM SurnameBlack AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberMalaya 34847 AWMM Korea 34847 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › 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 Contribute › WarMalayan Emergency, 1948-1960 AWMM Korean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberMalaya 34847 AWMM Korea 34847 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsKorea Driver/Military K-Force R22440250 British Commonwealth Forces Korea (Kayforce) AWMM Malaya Lance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Regiment, 1 Battalion, Medical Unit AWMM British Commonwealth Far East Strategic Reserve AWMM 2nd Embarkation AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death18 December 1990 RSA Last Post Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryRuru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Melville Black by laying a poppy. John Lionel Black John Malcolm Black John Melville Black John Murray Black John Phillip Black Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Melville Black Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links Documents1st Battalion - New Zealand Regiment - Historical Records - General, July 1957-1959, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, ADRC 17588 2/1/1 (R17928162). AWMM Clamp, B., Clamp, D., & 1st Battalion the New Zealand Regiment (1957-59) Association. (2007). 1st battalion the New Zealand regiment (1957-59) association 50th anniversary: the first of the first. B. Clamp. AWMM This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM 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 The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.