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John Wilson Bright

Harataunga Marae Memorial - 2nd World War & 'J' FORCE - J W BRIGHT's name appears on this Memorial

Harataunga Marae Memorial

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    291505 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 Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Unknown AWMM Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.H. Pickering (mother), Kennedy's Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M.H. Pickering (mother), Kennedy's Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jayforce Mrs M.H. Pickering (mother), Kennedy's Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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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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  • Husband of Dannie AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 2012 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    ThamesCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tairua Cemetery, Main Road, Tairua, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 Novermber 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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 47 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 19 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 16 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 Novermber 2012 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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13 November 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher

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