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John Vernon Elliott

Cartoon detailing pow camp life by A.G. Douglas, Campo 52 at Chiavari near Genoa, Italy - This image may be subject to copyright

Cartoon detailing pow camp life by A.G. Douglas, Campo 52 at Chiavari near Genoa, Italy - This image …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    Elliott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bluey AWMM
  • Service number
    37015 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Greece AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    37015 AWMM
  • Military service
    High School Cadets (3 years) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Trentham Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2
      Libya, North Africa AWMM
      23 November 1941 AWMM
      Quite happy until panzers arrived. AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 66, Capu, Italy AWMM
      Jan 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 52, La Chiavari, Italy AWMM
      Jan 1942-Dec 1942 AWMM
    • WW2
      Dec 1942-Sep 1943 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland AWMM
      1943-Apr 1945 AWMM
    • WW2
      2 January 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 57, Gruppignano, Udine, Italy Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
      Italy, Europe Italy Imperial POW Alphabetical List
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 12 April 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    33469 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Measles AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Knee injury AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to Hospital at Trentham and No.5 Australian General Hospital Greece AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    12 January 2022 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 20 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 20 January 2022
  • Age at death
    102 Public - Stoney - Researcher - 20 January 2022 - Death notice, NZ Herald 20 January 2022
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • McGill, D. (1987). P.O.W. : the untold stories of New Zealanders as prisoners of war. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: Mills Publications. AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.140 AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Great Britain Army. (1945). Italy : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. London, U.K.: Government Printer. AWMM

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20 January 2022StoneyTuakauResearcher

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