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Andrew William Linton

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  • Service number
    12/785 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew William AWMM
  • Surname
    Linton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/785 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Mangapiko, Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Francis R. Linton (father), Mangapiko, via Te Awamutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/785 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
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body 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 Sergeant AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Andrew Linton was the son of Francis Robert and Emma Maria Linton. Enlisted Aug., 1914. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    14 August 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Bapaume, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Bapaume, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. B. 26. AWMM
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