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Jack Osmond Battersby

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Osmond AWMM
  • Surname
    Battersby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1492 AWMM
    • WWII NZD1492 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 July 1919 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Grace E. Battersby (wife), 97 Aotea Street, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • River Plate AWMM
    • Battle of Kolombangara AWMM
    • Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ1492 AWMM
    • WWII NZD1492 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jack Battersby was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Battersby, of Auckland; husband of Grace Battersby (nee Benson), father of Derek, of Mount Eden, Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 July 1943 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Solomon IslandsMelanesia 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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  • Memorial name
    • New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • My grandfather I never got to meet
    Public - Anna - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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24 April 2015AnnaAucklandOther Relative

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