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John Harry Turner

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  T_018. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel T_018. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Turner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    802253 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Te Kuiti Public - Mata - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - Whanau
  • Birth notes
    Son of Potahi and Harry Turner Public - Mata - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - Whanau
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM PO Box 98, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hill St, Te Kuiti Public - Mata - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - Whanau
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.R. Turner (wife), Hill Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married to Louvain Rumatiki Turner Public - Mata - Direct descendant - 1 October 2017 - Whanau

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    802253 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 Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    Te KuitiWaikato 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 January 1945 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Forli War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI, A, 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 130 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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01 October 2017MataHamilton New ZealandDirect descendant
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