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John Tudor Hesse

Free Lance Roll of Honour Portraits, from Left to Right. Gnr. S. W. Evans; Pte. C. Taylor; Sgmn W. Lewis; Sgt. R. O. G. Gross; Sgmn A.W. Yates; Pte J. Herion; Sgt L. Treleaven; L. Sgt. D. R. Cleveland; Pte. R.B. Peters; Pte J. T. Hesse; Pte R. F. Palmer; Gnr R. G. Roberts; T. Cpl. W. R. Phipps; Gnr. E.W. Appleyard; Dvr. P. J. McGillicuddy; Cpl. J. D. Troy; Sgt. I. D. Robinson; Gnr. L. V. Jones; Dvr. R. A. Duley; Pte. R. A. J. Scott; Spr. H. J. Shepherd. New Zealand Free Lance, August 12, 1942. p. 24. Image kindly provided by Lewis Solomon (January 2021).

Free Lance Roll of Honour Portraits, from Left to Right. Gnr. S. W. Evans; Pte. C. Taylor; Sgmn W. L …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Tudor AWMM
  • Surname
    Hesse AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15715 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 53 Racecourse Road, Riccarton, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Hesse (father), 147 Carrol Street, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15715 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Hesse was the son of Anthony and Gladys Hesse, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    12 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 3. A. 14. AWMM
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Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 211 AWMM
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Ross, A. (1959) p.487 AWMM

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