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Joseph Henry Murton

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Headstone of Rifleman Joseph Henry Murton (23/2580). Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAK7132). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Rifleman Joseph Henry Murton (23/2580). Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hai …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Murton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/2580 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 February 1885 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.H. Murton (mother), 7 Rosewarne Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/2580 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 Labourer/Civilian 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM I. L. 1. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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