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Full Name: John Lawrence McKandry
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): John Lawrence
Surname: McKandry
War: Korean War, 1950-1953
Date of Birth: 1 October 1930
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Kayforce
Place of Death: Korea
Date of Death: 14 May 1953
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1953
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Biographical Notes:
  • Served with the Australian Army 1951-53
  • Served in Korea with Royal Australian Army (RAR) 1952-53
Further References:
  • Ian McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, pp. 372, 407.
  • New Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online. URL:
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