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John Tighe

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Tighe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13483 AWMM
    • WWII NX70170 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1898 Family source CanningtownEngland Family source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Opotiki AWMM
    • WW2 Coogee, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 F. Tighe (father), 5B Paget Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Moved to Australia about 1924 and became a regular in the Australian army. Then fought in the Second World War for them, obtaining the rank of Major. Died in November1951 of cancer. The family was told this was induced by a shrapnel injury from the First World War.

    Married Gladys Mona Jean Hughes 1926 in Sydney, one child Shirley Denise Tighe, born 20 December1929. She married a kiwi (Raymond Thomas Schofield in 1950) and lived in New Zealand until her death in Christchurch 14 March 2014. Family source. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    Nov 1951 Family source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 17 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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