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John Christopher Sorenson

Memorial to the Onehunga veterans of the South African Conflict, located at Waikaraka Services Cemetery (originally located at Onehunga School). Image kindly provided by John Halpin.

Memorial to the Onehunga veterans of the South African Conflict, located at Waikaraka Services Cemet …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Christopher AWMM
  • Surname
    Sorenson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    1467 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Carpenter/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ManukauSouth Auckland Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Eramus Sorenson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Takapuna Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Onehunga South African War Tablet, Waikaraka Cemetery, Onehunga, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

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