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John James Monahan

"A funeral of J.J. Monahan 10/27". Private R. Hura (16/339) cross in background. Image kindly provided by Kawharu family. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

"A funeral of J.J. Monahan 10/27". Private R. Hura (16/339) cross in background. Image kindly provid …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John James AWMM
  • Surname
    Monahan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3035 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1890 AWMM KumaraWestland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 14 June 1915 AWMM 66 Tainui Terrace, Lyall Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Monahan (father), Defence Stores, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3035 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Egypt AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 June 1915 AWMM Letter carrier/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Monahan was injured on 31 July 1917 at Basseville, southeast of Messines, receiving gunshot wounds to his scalp. He received medical attention in France for three weeks before admission to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst in August. He died one month later. (Church, p.91) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    25 September 1917 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 2, Grave 2 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Loved brother of Helena Young (nee Monahan)
    Helenas daughter Carol and her daughter Melanie visited his grave in Brockenhurst in 2023. An inspiring place. RIP
    Public - Carol - Child - 25 April 2024



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25 April 2024CarolAucklandChild
04 December 2018JulianaAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
04 December 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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