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John Joseph Merrick

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Merrick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/313 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 June 1897 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 February 1915 AWMM Puriri, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Caroline Merrick (mother), 8 Deadwood Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5/313 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    Only this medal was issued [to the next of kin Mrs C Merrick, mother] because he had embarked overseas but had not served in a war zone. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 February 1915 AWMM Miner/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Meningitis AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of meningitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Buried at sea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Provincial Memorial, Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Coromandel Roll of Honour 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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