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John Raglan Maclean

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Identity

  • Title
    Rev. AWMM
  • Forenames
    John Raglan AWMM
  • Surname
    Maclean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 32550 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 March 1919 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 15 King Street Khandallah, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr K.E. McClean 9father), 513 Cornwall Road, Hastings, 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
    WWII 32550 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 Banker/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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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  • Husband of Claire; father of Fiona, Benjamin and Hugh

    Twin brother of Jim Maclean 33753, also in the 25 Wellington Battalion.

    Lance Corppral J. R. Maclean, MM; Whakatane; born NZ 2 Mar 1919; bank clerk; now Rev. John Maclean. (Source: Puttick, E. 25 Battalion. p.238.)

    'Private Maclean, C Company runner, was awarded the MM. During the attack on the night 23–24 October he assisted his company to consolidate quickly under very difficult conditions and very heavy enemy fire. Without orders he moved across the battalion front to locate neighbouring sub-units and to determine arcs of fire.' (Source: Puttick, E. 25 Battalion. p. 238.) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 April 2008 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, 11, 12 April 2008 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 305 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.238. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary: 3 May 2008 AWMM
    • Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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