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John Bitton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Bitton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 20 AWMM
    • South African 1156 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Driver/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Specially enlisted in New Zealand.

    Issued with new medal in Western Australia 31.10.1907.

    Discharged to Western Australia AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Stowers, R. (2011). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and biographical information on all members of the 10 New Zealand Contingents. 7th Updated Edition. Hamilton, N.Z.; Richard Stowers; 2011. AWMM

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