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John David Holmes

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John David AWMM
  • Surname
    Holmes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    645736 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 Great South Road, Manurewa, Auckland,New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Holmes (mother), Great South Road, Manurewa, Auckland,New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 May 1946 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    645736 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Carpenter's labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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    • Husband of Patricia; father of Christine AWMM
    • Patricia Ethel Holmes (nee Maskery)
      father of: Christine Diane Holmes and Gregory David Holmes Public - Gregory David - Child - 20 October 2015 - Family knowledge

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 August 2013 AWMM
    PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 August 2013 Public - Gregory David - Child - 20 October 2015 - Death notice NZ Herald
  • Age at death
    88 Public - Gregory David - Child - 20 October 2015 - 88
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 August 1013 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
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald 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 61 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 15 August 1013 AWMM

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20 October 2015Gregory DavidCairns Qld AustraliaChild
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