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John Aperahama


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Aperahama AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Aperhama AWMM
  • Service number
    800785 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 101 Church Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Aperahama (mother), 112 Church Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Later married Alice Corbett and offspring are Dennis, Margaret, Karen, Alec and Stephen. Public - Linda - Other relative - 15 January 2019 - Family member familiar with his immediate family.


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    800785 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Warehouseman/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • name incorrectly spelled as Aperhama on the Nominal Roll AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • In memory of my Uncle Jack.
    Public - Linda - Other relative - 15 January 2019
  • In memory of my Grandad, one of the many brave Maori soldiers that went to war. Thinking of you often. xxx
    Public - Bernadette - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • In loving memory from Mick Corbett. Thanks for the gift of sharing the love of out doors.
    Public - elizabeth - Other Relative - 17 April 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 May 2024Fiona AustraliaOther relative
15 January 2019LindaAuckland NZOther relative
24 April 2015BernadetteNew ZealandOther Relative
17 April 2015elizabethaucklandOther Relative

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