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John Allanburn Gordon

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Allanburn AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    17829 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 September 1905 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Douglas Gerald Gordon (brother) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17829 AWMM
  • Military service
    Otago Hussars - 18 months as a trooper. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 5 March 1941 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      6 June 1942 - No 1 NZ Casualty Clearance Station AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      5 August 1942 - No 1 NZ Convalescent Dept AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Attack (went missing) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 25 August 1943 AWMM Trooper AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    Oct 1962 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangatainoka Cemetery, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM Block 7, Plot 2, Grave 17 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.133 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
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