condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

John Ramon Madden

-

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Ramon AWMM
  • Surname
    Madden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Baldy AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 208515 AWMM
    • Malaya 208515 AWMM
    • Korea 208515 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    19 December 1928 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 2 April 1947 AWMM Burlington Cafe, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr J.H. Madden (father), Kano Street, Mataura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 July 1947 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank
    1 February 1970 AWMM Sergeant AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Served in Japan 1 year 223 days as a Private

    Served in Korea for 2 years 2 months as Lance Corporal

    Served in Malayan Peninsular for 1 year 11 months as Corporal. Also listed as having served in Borneo.

    Served in Vietnam for 1 year as a Sergeant, then as temporary Staff Sergeant

    Cenotaph record compiled from information in Contact magazine. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    5 September 2008 AWMM
    Age 80 AWMM
    WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM RSA Lawn Block C Division 8 Plot 488 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(4), p. 1 and letters p. 9 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember John Ramon Madden by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of John Ramon Madden

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • References
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 86 AWMM
    • Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association) AWMM
      Last Post: 2008. Contact (Magazine of the New Zealand Ex-Vietnam Services Association), 24(4), p. 1 and letters p. 9 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
    • Gurr, Robert M. (1995). Voices from a border war : a history of 1 Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, 1963 to 1965. Melbourne, Vic.: Robert Gurr. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.