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John Joseph Merrick

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  • Service number
    5/313 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Driver AWMM
    New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Merrick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5/313 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Catholic, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    28 June 1897 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Miner AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 04 Feb 1915 Puriri, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Caroline Merrick (mother), 8 Deadwood Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Jun 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5/313 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    Only this medal was issued [to the next of kin Mrs C Merrick, mother] because he had embarked overseas but had not served in a war zone. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 February 1915 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 Jun 1915-6 August 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 26 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima AWMM
    Driver AWMM
    New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM
    5th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Meningitis AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of meningitis AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Driver AWMM
    New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    18 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 June 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
  • Death notes
    At sea en route to Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Buried at sea AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Coromandel Roll of Honour 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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