Māori › John Henderson McChesney Died 30 December 1943 PDF Key details Service number440133 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Henderson AWMM SurnameMcChesney AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number440133 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM 17 Crofton Road, Marton, Wanganui - Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMr H.J. McChesney (father), PO Box 25 Marton, Wanganui - Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignItaly AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number440133 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Clerk AWMM Marton, Rangitikei AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM Infantry Brigade AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John McChesney was the son of Hugh John and Edith Maud McChesney, of Marton, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death30 December 1943 AWMM Age 20 AWMM Italy, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Death notes CemeterySangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XVI. A. 33. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John Henderson McChesney by laying a poppy. John McChesney John Francis McChesney John Henderson McChesney John William McChesney Robert Ian McChesney Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Henderson McChesney Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2375587 Sources Used DocumentsPuttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM Military Service Record AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 12: WW2 118 AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.