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John Denvir

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Denvir AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Corporal Frank AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8028 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 May 1913 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 51 Ely St., Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J. Denvir, 51 Ely St., Christchurch C. 1 (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8028 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Michael Joseph Denver and Jeanie Ambrose.
    He came to New Zealand around 1925 and attended the Marist brothers’ school in Christchurch before finding employment on a farm. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 March 1973 AWMM
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  • 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

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Sources

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  • External links
    Citation for Soviet Medal for Valour awarded to John Denvir
    https://archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20110483
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.48 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Biography "Partisan" by James Caffin details capture of John Denvir by Germans in Greece in 1941 , i Public - Carol - Researcher - 8 May 2019 - Biography "Partisan" published by Harper Collins 1945 and republished 2019.

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08 May 2019CarolPukekoheResearcher
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