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 Report 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Report 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 Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/2032 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report 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 Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Report 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 Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePieta Military CemeteryMalta AWMM Grave referenceA. XI. 4. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.