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John Alexander Edgar

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Portrait, displayed in the RSA Warkworth January 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, displayed in the RSA Warkworth January 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Edgar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2961 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 April 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 9 Owairaka Avenue, Mt. Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A.E. Edgar (father), 3 Morris Road, Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2961 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 Builder/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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Edgar was the son of Alexander and Mary Lucy Zoe Edgar of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    FlorenceItaly AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Plot 8 Row E Grave 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay, Puhoi, Kaipara Flats, Matakana, Leigh AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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05 December 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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