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John Wilkinson Black

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Headstone of Sergeant John Wilkinson Black (1/528). Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEBB9045). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Sergeant John Wilkinson Black (1/528). Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelk …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Wilkinson AWMM
  • Surname
    Black AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1/528 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1885 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • 26 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • 26 Hawkestone Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs G. Black, Irvine Street, Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs G. Black (mother), Irvine Street, Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 7 December 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1/528 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Wilkinson Black was the son of George and Catherine Black, of Irvine St., Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand.

    Attended Otago Boys Hogh School AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM V. E. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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06 April 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher

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