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John Desmond Brokenshire

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Portrait of John Desmond (Jack) Brokenshire (s/n 405231). Image kindly provided by I.Wallis. This image may be subject to copyright.

Portrait of John Desmond (Jack) Brokenshire (s/n 405231). Image kindly provided by I.Wallis. This im …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Desmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Brokenshire AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 405231 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 July 1920 Cenotaph Data Entry Form Te KuitiWaikato Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Totara North AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs.M. Brokenshire(mother), Totara North AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 405231 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 Farm hand 2NZEF Nom Roll 11
    ThamesCoromandel District 2NZEF Nom Roll 11
  • 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
    13 August 2002 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 82 AWMM
    ThamesCoromandel District Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Totara Memorial Park, Thames, 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames, Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.17 AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM

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