John Freebairn Unknown date of birth - 19 May 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number24/141 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd 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 Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnameFreebairn AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24/141 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 AWMMJackson'sOtira LineNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJ.G. Freebairn (father)36 Walters StreetDennistounGlasgowScotland AWMM Relationship statusPre 9 October 1915 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/141 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMHMNZT 30 HMNZT 31 HMNZT 32 HMNZT 33 HMNZT 34 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 9 October 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMMA Company AWMMMaunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMMRifleman AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death19 May 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSommeNorthern FranceFrance AWMM Death notesSommeFrance AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCite Bonjean Military CemeteryArmentieresFrance AWMM Grave referenceI. B. 40. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember John Freebairn by laying a poppy. William Henry Free Grace Jeannie Freebairn John Freebairn Edward Victor Freed Frank Bernard Freed Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Freebairn 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=21005086Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 247 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.