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Gordon Carrick Johnstone

  • Service number
    • 810 AWMM
    • 9063 AWMM
    • 3rd Ctn = # 810; 6th Ctn = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Record
    • 10th Contingent = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    Gordon Carlyle Carrick Johnstone Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Death Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 3rd & 10th Contingents Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Private - promoted to Sergeant Major in the 6th Ctn. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Gordon Carrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnstone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Gordon Carlyle Carrick Johnstone Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Death Record
  • Service number
    • 810 AWMM
    • 9063 AWMM
    • 3rd Ctn = # 810; 6th Ctn = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Record
    • 10th Contingent = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1877 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Auckland NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    Gordon was the son of George Johnstone & Elizabeth nee' Gordon Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Makaraka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Went to live in England after the war and returned home to Gisborne in 1906 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Brother - George John Alexander JOHNSTONE
    Gordon was the son of George & Elizabeth Gordon Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Relationship status
    single
    Married Lucy ? Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Johannesburg; Diamond Hill, Cape Colony & Orange Free State Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles - 3rd & 10th Contingents Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • 810 AWMM
    • 9063 AWMM
    • 3rd Ctn = # 810; 6th Ctn = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 May 2015 - Military Record
    • 10th Contingent = # 9063 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    1900-1901 & 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Private in the 3rd, Sergeant Major in the 10th Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queen's Medal with Clasps & King's Medal 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Makaraka Corps, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Sheep Farmer at Makaraka, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    3rd Cngt: 22 yrs 1 mth; 10th Cngt: 24 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record

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
    Dec 1900 in hospital at Cape Town with Dysentry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 6 August 2015 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Major Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 10 June 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    • 1957 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record
    • 12 March 1957 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - FamilyTreeCircles Genealogy Network - Te PUKE Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - BURIALS at OLD CEMETERY
  • Age at death
    79 ys Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    • Tauranga NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 31 May 2015 - Military Record
    • Te Puke BOP, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - FamilyTreeCircles Genealogy Network - Te PUKE Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - BURIALS at OLD CEMETERY
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Old Te Puke Cemetery, Te Puke Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - FamilyTreeCircles Genealogy Network - Te PUKE Bay of Plenty, New Zealand - BURIALS at OLD CEMETERY
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial, refer document attached, 'Gisborne Boys at the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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05 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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