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John Wilson

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Portrait, John Wilson (B204287 B0204287) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, John Wilson (B204287 B0204287) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 204287 AWMM
    • Korea 204287 AWMM
    • B204287 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 February 1926 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 January 1952 AWMM Tasman Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Duncan Bright Wilson (father), Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 June 1952 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    6 foot 2 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Duncan Bright Wilson (WW1 57286) and Mabel Wilson (nee Driscoll).

    His wife, Mrs Jean Wilson served in Regular force as a WRAC.

    Last post held in the Army was as Transport Section Commander attached to RNZASC, Papakura.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2001 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 November 2016 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • 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
  • Documents
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM

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