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John Valentine Porter

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Valentine AWMM
  • Surname
    Porter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/1769 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
    11 November 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mr & Mrs W Porter, settlers of Puha, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Obituary
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Pacific Hotel, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • John Valentine Porter (father), Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia AWMM
    • Mrs M. Porter (mother), Puha, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/1769 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private John V Porter, of Puha, killed in action on June 4th, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs W Porter, settlers, Puha. He left with the Third Reinforcements, landing in Egypt. From there he was transferred the Dardanelles, and got wounded during that terrible time. He was invalided back home to New Zealand by the first hospital ship, made a good recovery, and left again with the 19th Reinforcements, landing in England. After some time on Salisbury Plains he was sent to France, and had been in the trenches since the 8th of March. He was 25 years of age, and his parents received letters from him about a week ago Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14332, 23 June 1917, Page 3
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM VI. C. 3. AWMM
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22 September 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher