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John Frederick Keate

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Portrait, Warrant Officer John Keate - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Warrant Officer John Keate - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Keate AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    80794 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 September 1920 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 April 1905 AWMM 24 Blockhouse Bay Road, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Keate (mother), 60A Riro Avenue, Pt Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Too Much ! AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Inter War 1938 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Acetone welder/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Helen; father of Jill, Gregory and Rosemary

    He recorded religion as "Free"

    John e also recorded service with the "New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers - 18 year olds"

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 January 2006 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    WarkworthNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 January 2006 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
    Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-19Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 213 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 24 January 2006 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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