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Brian Francis Callahan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Callahan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 829043 AWMM
    • N 206607 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 October 1928 AWMM GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 August 1947 AWMM 1027 Tomoana Road, Hastings, Hawkes Bay AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Ann Callahan (mother), 1027 Tomoana Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Aug 1947 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Freezing Worker/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      A.1 AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, Korea AWMM
      Burns: Canadian Hospital, Seoul AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Spent whole time in Japan with A. Company, 3 Battalion; served in J. Force from 1947

    Served in Korea

    Husband of Elizabeth; father of John, Linda, Raymond, Paul AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 April 2006 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    New Zealand in the Korean War. New Zealand History online
    http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-war
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 19 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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