Māori › John Mars Born 25 March 1880 - Died 15 September 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 26/363 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 24 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn AWMM SurnameMars AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 26/363 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth25 March 1880 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs E. Bird (sister), 31 King Street, Penarth, South Wales, Wales AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 26/363 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 5 February 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 42 or HMNZT 43 or HMNZT 44 AWMM Vessel was Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua AWMM Rifleman AWMM 4th Battalion, B Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 4th Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death15 September 1916 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM Roll of Honour Remember John Mars by laying a poppy. Selwyn Alfred Marryatt Wilford Marryatt John Mars A. H. Marsack Arthur Augustus Marsack Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Mars Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Mokoian : being a record of the early stages of the journeyings of the 4th… Library / Pictorial › publication On board ship D526.2 MOK Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10928603 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1463597/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1463597 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 24: 24 AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.