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John Mason

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Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1112 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 May 1895 AWMM Wellington RegionNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Wellington Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 24 November 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hope, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Mason (father), Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/1112 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 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Mason was the son of Margaret Mason, of 4 Athol Crescent, Wellington, New Zealand, and the late James Mason.

      Name is recorded as Victor Martin John Mason on CWGC. AWMM
    • Born Wellington.

      Employed as a Farm Labourer at Hope, Nelson District at enlistment.
      Enlisted for war service 28 May 1915.

      Served Egypt (1915-1916); France (1916).
      Killed in action 16 September 1916 at the Somme, France. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 24 November 2018 - Military File
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • 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
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 November 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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