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John Leighton Milne

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Leighton AWMM
  • Surname
    Milne AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    40917 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
    Unknown AWMM 47 Totara Crescent, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dr D.S. Milne (father), 47 Totara Crescent, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    40917 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 of Penny, Roger, Lesley AWMM
    • John is the Father of Penny, David, and Roger (me!)
      Lesley is my wife.
      Lesley (another person) is Dad's grandson. Public - Roger - Sibling - 22 July 2020 - Family knowledge - my sister Penny also lives in Auckland, who could verify.
      Our only brother died in 1987

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 2005 AWMM
    Mount MaunganuiTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
    29/12/2005 Public - Roger William - Sibling - 27 July 2020 - I have the funeral notice
  • Age at death
    86 Public - Roger William - Sibling - 27 July 2020 - from the funeral notice
  • Place of death
    Waikato Hospital Public - Roger William - Sibling - 27 July 2020 - I was present
  • Cause of death
    died during surgery Public - Roger William - Sibling - 27 July 2020 - personal
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • 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
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 248 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 July 2020Roger WilliamSt Heliers, AucklandSibling
22 July 2020RogerAuckland, New ZealandSibling
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