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John Bouland Tankard

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Maadi Camp near cairo, Egypt c. 1943. NZ Troops on rest & recreation following battle at El Alamein. The tokomaru Bay soldiers gathered together for a formal dinner. Front table L-R going round: RalphRisborough. Keith Oates, Jacob RYLAND, Hoe OATES, Henry POTAE, Chino MULLIGAN. Middle Table L-R: Bill CHAFFEY, Jack CONOLE, ?, Bosie McCULLOUGH, Jack BURDETT. Among the remainder are George KERR, Digger JEFFERD, Goldie WHEELER, Hector RODDA, Baldy MORRIS & Jack TANKARD (Minister), all from Tokomaru Bay

TOKOMARU BAY SOLDIERS

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Bouland AWMM
  • Surname
    Tankard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 22817 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1914 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Tankard-88
  • Birth notes
    Son of George Spencer Tankard and Pauline Mary (Parker) Tankard Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Tankard-88
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 12 Carrick PLace, Mount Eden, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G.S. Tankard (father), Flat 3, 314 Gloucester Street, Christchurch AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1947 John Bouland TANKARD married ,Kate Rebecca SNELLING Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Tankard-88

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 22817 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1993 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    78yrs Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - Auckland Cemetery Records & https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169549950/john-boulard-tankard
  • Place of death
    Auckland Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - Auckland Cemetery Records & https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169549950/john-boulard-tankard
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    North Shore Memorial Park, Auckland Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - Auckland Cemetery Records & https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169549950/john-boulard-tankard
  • Grave reference
    Central Division, Section 1, East West, Block E Row E, Plot 19 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024 - Auckland Cemetery Records & https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/169549950/john-boulard-tankard
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  • John TANKARD's parents, Geoirge & Paulline TANKARD, lived in Tokomaru Bay until March 1939 when they returned to Christchurch to live
    Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 31 March 2024
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 180 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 95 AWMM
    • Kirk, Stan. Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club 1939-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library- Tāmaki Paenga Hira.. MS-1418 AWMM

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31 March 2024Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher

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