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John Francis Hunt

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 3 September 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Hunt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    J.H. Hunt AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ403548 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married 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
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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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  • John Hunt was the son of Ronald Emanuel and Nellie Hunt of Auckland; Husband of Doris Hunt of Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Named J.H. Hunt on the Takapuna War Memorial AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    JahoreMalaysia AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore AWMM 37. B. 8. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive, Auckland AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, Lake Road, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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  • Rest in peace, great uncle
    Public - Benjamin - Other Relative - 21 June 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019Judith MaryNorth Shore CityDirect descendant
21 June 2015BenjaminAuckland, NZOther Relative