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John Joseph Power

Portrait of Private John Joseph Power (6/328). Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial project (2009). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private John Joseph Power (6/328). Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial project …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Power AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/328 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Edmund Power, 49 Burnside Road, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Edmund Power (father), 49 Burnside Road, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/328 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Power was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Power, of 10, Sawyers Arms Rd., Papanui, Christchurch. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 September 1916 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
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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  • 100 years ago today you died at the Somme that we might live in freedom. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. From the King family, whose memory of you was kept alive through Uncle Ron King, son of Mavis Mabel Power. Lest we forget. Paul King, Colonel, NZ Army
    Public - Paul - Other relative - 16 September 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 590 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      30: 10 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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23 August 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 September 2016Paul Palmerston North New ZealandOther relative

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