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Marcel Kenneth St John

This image contains my grandad doing something he loved, flying. Taken before takeoff at Ruapehu Gliding Club, 1972.

My Grandad, Marcel Kenneth StJohn - 1972

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Marcel Kenneth AWMM
  • Surname
    St John AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    46579 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM c/- Burdett's Boarding House, Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    Farmer, Ohakune, New Zealand (1981) AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.H. St John (father), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    46579 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 Painter AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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 Sarah Frances

    Steward, N.Z. Mule and Donkey Turf Club, Inc., 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies, NZASC, 1 NZ Mule Pack Company, 1943, Tunisia.

    Service at RSA.

    Family member informs us that he passed away on the 3rd May 2008 not 1st of May as is listed in his Death Notice in the New Zealand Herald. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 May 2008 AWMM
    Age 89 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, 5 May 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • To my greatgrandad. I miss you so much. Rip. Lots of love minnie
    Public - Michaela - Direct descendant - 18 October 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 186 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 May 2008 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 October 2015MichaelaPapamoa, taurangaDirect descendant
06 May 2015ShellyWanakaOther Relative

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