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John Herman Sorensen

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Herman AWMM
  • Surname
    Sorensen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    262256 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 August 1905 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Public Works Department, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. Sorensen (mother), PO Box 24, Orepuki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    262256 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Ellen Elisabeth Sorensen and John Herman Sorensen AWMM
    • John Herman SORENSEN Jr was my paternal grandfathers brother. John Herman SORENSEN Sr was my Great Grandfather.

      He is buried in Orepuki Cemetery, Orepuki, Southland, New Zealand Public - Josey - Other relative - 16 September 2021 - Family papers and photos

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 October 1982 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 September 2021JoseyChrisrtchurch, Canterbury, New ZealandOther relative

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