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John Chisholm

Image of memorial stone at Kaurihohore Cemetery provided by Ross Beddows - No known copyright restrictions

Image of memorial stone at Kaurihohore Cemetery provided by Ross Beddows - No known copyright restri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Chisholm AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Samson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2193 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WhangareiNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 5 May 1915 AWMM Barrabupp, Western Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Martha Chisholm, Whangarei, Marston Hikurangi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 May 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2193 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 May 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 45 AWMM
    Timber worker/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    NannupWestern Australia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • 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
    31 Aug 1916 {Age 36} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Chisholm was the son of John and Martha Chisholm. Born at Opatu, Whangarei, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 August 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 36 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 April 2016John AucklandDirect descendant
01 April 2016JohnNZOther relative

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