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Jack Demchy

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Demchy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 71954 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1910 BDM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 70 Watea Road, Mangere AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 71954 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
    WW2 Jan 1927 Mangere Historical Society Auckland CityAuckland Mangere Historical Society
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Seaman Boy Mangere Historical society

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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  • Son of Olive May and John Demchy (Source: Mangere Historical Society)


    Two brothers saw active service in WW2, Jack Demchy (Navy,71954) and Colin Demchy (Army,71780) (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 November 1954 Mangere Historical Society
    Age 44 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangere Lawn Cemetery Crematorium, 85 McKenzie Road, Mangere Bridge, Auckland AWMM Plot 1937 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Jack Demchy by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Jack Demchy

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.21 AWMM

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09 March 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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