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John Falconer

Private John Falconer - 13th Battalion, 13th Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Forces (AIF) - born at Masterton, New Zealand. Killed in action 30 August 1916 - at France.

Private John Falconer - of Masterton. Wairarapa, NZ.

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Falconer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4184 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J Falconer, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4184 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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    30 August 1916 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James Falconer of Wangaehu, Masterton, Wairarapa region, North Island, New Zealand.

    Brother of (1) Private David Falconer (1888-1919) : NZEF service # 11/953; Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion NZEF and; (2) Private Percy Falconer (1893-1970) : NZEF service # 17/302; Wellington Infantry Regiment, 5th Reinforcements NZEF and; (3) Private Edwin Falconer (1891-1918) - New Zealand Training Unit NZEF (Did not leave New Zealand for war service; discharged from NZEF at Training Camp on medical grounds). Died at Masterton, Wairarapa Region, during the New Zealand Influenza epidemic of 1918. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 21 December 2016 - Military files of David, Percy and Edwin Falconer : Auckland War Memorial Museum.
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About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
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    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM


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21 December 2016JeniferWairarapa New ZealandResearcher

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