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John Francis Sheerin

Tirau District 1939 - 1945 Roll of Honour held by the Tirau Museum - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Sheerin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    49004 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 C/o H.B. Nicholas, 19 Caledonia Street, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.R. Sheerin (mother), Rotorua Road, Tirau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 July 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    49004 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 Clerk AWMM
    HaweraTaranaki 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Pauline; father of Pauline, Peter, Brian AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 August 2009 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    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, 29 August 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Tirau District 1939 - 1945, Tirau Museum, Tirau, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    NZ Museums: Tirau Museum
    http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/account/3158
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 175 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 29 August 2009 AWMM
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