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John Pomare Horsfall

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Pomare AWMM
  • Surname
    Horsfall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 801981 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
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM Tangihanga Station, Ormond, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M.P. Horsfall (mother), Patutahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 801981 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    1 March 1987 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Gisborne Herald 4 March 1987
  • Age at death
    64yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Gisborne Herald 4 March 1987
  • Place of death
    Napier, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Gisborne Herald 4 March 1987
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    HORSFALL, John Pomare - 28th Maori Battalion C Coy 2nd WW. On March 1 1987, (suddenly) at Napier. Beloved father of Jacci Paenga (Gisborne), Ann (Auckland), Nen (Auckland) & grandfather of Many, aged 64yrs. may he rest in peace Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 February 2016 - Gisborne Herald 4 March 1987
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 93 AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
      Portrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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07 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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