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John Alexander Fursdon

Portrait of John Alexander Fursdon (s/n 206476)in uniform. Image kindly provided by Janet Fursdon. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
Portrait of John Alexander Fursdon (s/n 206476)in uniform. I … Read more


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Fursdon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Sharney AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 206476 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 December 1928 Cenotaph Data Entry Form FoxtonManawatu Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1951 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Korea 12 June 1951 Cenotaph Data Entry Form Flaxmill hand Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Korea Signalman Cenotaph Data Entry Form

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    17 February 1997 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 68 AWMM
    OxfordCanterbury Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oxford Public cemetery, Oxford Road, Oxford, Waimakariri District, New Zealand AWMM 'Loving memories forever, John Alexander Fursdon 'Hatherleigh', 13 Dec 1928-17 Feb 1997' AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
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