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Joseph Patrick McGovern

Group, WW2, A Company, 34th Battalion [Rugby] Football Team Back row, left to right: Ken, C. Bennett, W. Carey, A. Myers, Ron F. Bryers, H. C. Wynyard, S. G. Malaquin, H. Collins, Bob Rae. Middle row, left to right: [C. B. Connery not likely], Tex McGovern, Ken J. Hughes, T. V. Bedelph, Captain, Bart E. Innes, Leo Hand, Eddie Hazelton. [C. B. Connery probable] Front row, left to right: N. E. Lythe, H. Buscombe, W. J. Keith, R. J. H. Pickering, Charles E. Hazelton. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, A Company, 34th Battalion [Rugby] Football Team Back row, left to right: Ken, C. Bennett …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    McGovern AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26496 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 J. McGovern, Hautapu, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM C/o J. McGovern, Hautapu, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs E. McGovern (mother), C/o J. McGovern, Hautapu, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs E. McGovern (mother), C/o J. McGovern, Hautapu, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26496 AWMM
  • Military service
    B Force B Force (R22440171)
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Possibly Tex McGovern in the photograph AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    14 September 1979 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    RotoruaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rotorua Cemetery and Crematorium, 160 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM Block 8 Section J Plot 27 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • 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 293 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 219 AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM

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