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John Polton Hicks Glessing

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  • Service number
    31990 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Polton Hicks AWMM
  • Surname
    Glessing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31990 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Tailor AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Glessing (father), Mackay Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31990 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 15 Nov 1916-30 January 1917 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 68 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    13th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Glessing was the son of John and Margaret Glessing, of Thames, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    4 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VI. C. 2. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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