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Andrew Quenton Yanko

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Andrew Quenton Yanko

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Quenton AWMM
  • Surname
    Yanko AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4762 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 Kaikohe, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jessie Myrtle Yanko (wife), Victoria Valley, Kaitaia, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4762 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Linesman/Civilian AWMM
    KaikoheNorthland 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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Portrait in the Northern Advocate 16 July 1941 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 October 1964 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hamilton Park Cemetery, 395 Morrinsville Road, Newstead, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM RSA-02-085 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • We have never met but today we remember the sacrifices you made.
    WIth love
    Nicola (your granddaughter).
    Public - Nicola - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Northern Advocate AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 202 AWMM
    • Northern Advocate AWMM
      Northlanders win distinction. (1941, Wednesday 16 July). Northern Advocate. AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020NicolaAuckland Direct descendant
05 June 2016DawnNew ZealandOther relative

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