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John Ross Black

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Ross AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ41181 AWMM
    • WWII NZD3183 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 December 1922 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr John Balck (father), Middlemarch, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 3 January 1941 AWMM Porcelain enameller/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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Black was the son of John and Johanna Black (nee Ross) of Middlemarch, Otago. Attended Mosgiel District High School and Otago Boys High School.

    Served with 1839 Squadron, HMS Bherunda. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Indian Ocean 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
    • Kurow Memorial Gates
      Middlemarch War Memorial Public - Shona - Researcher - 23 June 2019 - Personal photographs

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 June 2019ShonaOamaru, North OtagoResearcher

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