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John O'Sullivan

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Bereavement card, including a portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Bereavement card, including a portrait - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    O'Sullivan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 285086 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 February 1918 AWMM WishawLanarkshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM 58 Parau Street, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Ellen O'Sullivan (mother), Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 June 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 285086 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Shoe Clicker/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John O'Sullivan was the son of Michael and Ellen O'Sullivan; Fiance of Anita Olberg AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM IV. F. 20 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Auckland Star, 26 April 1945 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Mt Roskill War Memorial, War Memorial Park, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Leave a tribute or memory of John O'Sullivan

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  • In memory of my uncle who I had not met and was only told about by his brother Patrick James O'Sullivan
    Public - James Barrie - Other relative - 4 June 2016
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
04 June 2016James BarrieSydney AustraliaOther relative

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