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John Andrew McMahon

Portrait from Weekly News; 6 January 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 6 January 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    McMahon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    404163 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
    Unknown AWMM 162 Church Street West, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.M. Mcmahon (wife), 162 Church Street West, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    404163 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 McMahon was the son of Edward McMahon and of Elizabeth McMahon (nee Austin), of Timaru, Canterbury; husband of Gwendoline McMahon, of Timaru. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 1. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I have never meet you nor knew much about you, my mother is your brothers daughter so you are my great Uncle, If only I had a couple of seconds with you, I would say to you, (with so much respect and love ) THANK YOU
    Public - Nicholas - Other Relative - 6 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2385039
    Sources Used
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 9: WW2 258 AWMM

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06 April 2015Nicholas Timaru New ZealandOther Relative

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