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John Walker

  • Service number
    65497 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • JB AWMM
    • Hone Waaka AWMM
    • John B. AWMM
    • John Burnard WALKER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
2nd NZEF, 69497 Sgt J B WALKER, NZ Infantry, died 20 September 1965 aged 58 years.

65497 Sgt J B WALKER

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • JB AWMM
    • Hone Waaka AWMM
    • John B. AWMM
    • John Burnard WALKER Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Service number
    65497 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 Waiomatatini, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Walker (wife), Tikitiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65497 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    20 September 1965 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    58yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 269; Warrant # 11251 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • RIP Papa...lest we forget.
    Public - Raina - Direct descendant - 25 April 2019

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Soutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 410 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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25 April 2019RainaNew Zealand Direct descendant
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