John Francis Heslin Unknown date of birth PDF Print Share Key details Service number10/3904 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 26), Page: 10 - No known copyright … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Francis AWMM SurnameHeslin AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number10/3904 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › 2015 Account of JF Heslin's War Service (PDF, 2.66 MB) A story written by JF Heslin's granddaughter describing his war service; leaving NZ to train in Egypt and serve in France; then marry Lily Toynton and return home. Based on War Service records found on this website and other factual accounts and diaries of those that served in the same battles. Public - Claire - Other Relative - 20 April 2015 - sources are detailed in the Reference Appendix of the document Report Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Carpenter AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationJohn Heslin (father), Mataura, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number10/3904 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMMVessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMMSergeant AWMM10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMJ.F. Heslin sailed on the Willochra (as confirmed by the publication "Willochra Tatler" released during the voyage. He embarked for New Zealand on ‘Ruapehu’ from Plymouth on the 1st of Dec 1919 with new wife Lily Toynton and their first born son. Public - Claire - Direct descendant - 3 April 2016 - Military RecordWillochra Tattler Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death Cause of death Place of death Death notes Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John Francis Heslin by laying a poppy. Patrick Sarsfield Heslan Bernard James Heslin John Francis Heslin Patrick Heslin William Heslin Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Francis Heslin Leave a note Contribute › Processing I didn't know you Granddad, but you left a lasting positive influence in the lives' of your children and the grandchildren who knew you. Beloved dad of my mum, Moira Pritchard (nee Heslin) of Upper Hutt, New Zealand. I can not imagine how difficult your time in service in WWI was, but I am not alone in being grateful to you and the thousands of others, just like you who served our country. Public - Claire - Other Relative - 6 March 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=16794788Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C64554Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM26: 10 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 06 March 2015ClaireWellingtonOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.