John Joseph Merrick Unknown date of birth - 24 August 1915 Key details Contribute › Service number12/2032 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Headstone, detail, Pieta Military Cemetery - No known copyri … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Joseph AWMM SurnameMerrick AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12/2032 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMIreland StreetPonsonbyAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJacob Merrick (father)12 Ireland StreetPonsonbyAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 17 April 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/2032 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM17 April 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM17 April 1915 AWMMHMNZT 21 HMNZT 22 HMNZT 23 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 17 April 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM17 April 1915 AWMM4th Reinforcements AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMMWillochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death24 August 1915 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathMaltaMediterranean SeaEurope AWMM Death notesMalta ex Gallipoli AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePieta Military CemeteryMalta AWMM Grave referenceA. XI. 4. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Joseph Merrick by laying a poppy. Harry Clifford Merrick Henry Merrick John Joseph Merrick Joseph Merrick Peter Merrick Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Joseph Merrick Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21374748Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 499 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.