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John Henry Knap

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Photograph of John Henry Knap, Korea, 1952, age 20. Image kindly provided by John Knap (September 2018). Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Knap AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Johnny Knap Public - John - Child - 16 October 2018 - Family File
  • Service number
    • Korea 34260 AWMM
    • P34260 Public - John - Child - 16 October 2018 - Family Papers
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
    Te Arawa Public - John - Child - 27 September 2017 - Family Oral History
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - John - Child - 27 September 2017 - Family Oral History

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 March 1932 Public source MamakuRotorua Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Brown Hair, Brown Eyes, 5' 8" Public - John - Child - 16 October 2018 - Family Files
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Korea Medal (EIIR) AWMM
    • United Nations Medal for Korea AWMM
    • Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal
      General Service Medal Malaysia
      Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal
      Operational Service medal
      NZDF Service Medal Public - John Alexander - Child - 15 March 2017 - I applied to the NZDF Medals Section at Trentham Camp for the medals on behalf of my Mother.
    • Also awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal Public - John Alexander - Child - 14 October 2017 - Military Personnel File

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Malaya 1959 AWMM Warrant Officer Class 1 AWMM
    • Retired in 1979 from Waiouru Public - John Alexander - Child - 15 March 2017 - Family sources

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Regular Force soldier. Emplaned on RMA Ararangi (TEAL Flight) to Japan at Auckland. Howard Chamberlain, The New Zealand Korea Roll, p.235. AWMM
    • RF Cadet 1950 (Allen Class)
      RF Cadet Schools Staff from 1972 - 1977 Public - John Alexander - Child - 15 March 2017 - Family sources

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1992 Public source
    FeildingFeilding Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
      p.235 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 July 2019JohnWellington New Zealand Child
27 September 2017JohnUpper Hutt, New ZealandChild
15 March 2017John Alexander Wellington , New ZealandChild
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