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Patrick William Keehan

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick William AWMM
  • Surname
    Keehan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    19659 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 August 1918 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 July 1941 AWMM C/o Mr G. Morfell, Howick Road, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Patrick Francis Keehan (father), Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    19659 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    General labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - P.G. 57 Gruppignano, Udine, Italy AWMM
      28 June 1942 AWMM
      20 Battalion AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany AWMM
      Jan 1944 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany AWMM
      Oct 1944 AWMM
    • WW2
      28 June 1942 AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Germany 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
      Germany, Europe 2NZEF, Germany and German occupied territories : imperial prisoners of war alphabetical list : section 4. N.Z. 1945.
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Safe in UK 11 May 1945 AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 33558 AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inch AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      1942 fracture right thigh as a POW AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Margaret Mary Keehan and Patrick Francis Keehan

    Two sons, brothers, Patrick William Keehan (19659) and Bernard John Keehan (32075) served in WW2 and both were Prisoners of War.

    Entered the service at Burnham Camp, July 1941.

    Served in New Zealand for 150 days; total service overseas 4 years 18 days. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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