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John Edward Dansey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Dansey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bub AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ4216036 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 April 1923 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr Ted Dansey (father), Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 6 December 1942 AWMM Student/Civilian 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Second son of Ted and Hilda Dansey.

    The New Zealand Herald reported on 24 January 1945 that Flight Sergeant Dansey had been killed.

    Originally buried in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
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  • 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
    • Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Family grave memorial, Rotorua Cemetery, Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Rotorua Citizens War Memorial (World War 2) AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2187180
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Vol.3, p.158 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM