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John Joseph Quayle

Portrait of John Joseph Quayle, date unknown. Kete Tasman, Tasman District Libraries. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of John Joseph Quayle, date unknown. Kete Tasman, Tasman District Libraries. Image is subje …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Quayle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 55622 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 December 1883 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra MotuekaTasman Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Minnie Quayle (wife), Pah Street, Motueka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 55622 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


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      128 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Quayle was the son of Philip and Mary Ann Quayle, of Motueka; husband of Minnie Quayle, of Pah St., Motueka, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 15 August 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 2 October 1917; marched in to 5th Reserve Bn, Brocton, 3 October 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 26 January 1918; joined Bn, in the field, 24 February 1918, and posted to B Company.
    Wounded in action, 29 March 1918 (gun shot wound, left upper arm); admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 30 March 1918, and transferred to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 1 April 1918; discharged to Base Depot, 10 April 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 15 April 1918.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 17 May 1918 (tonsillitis); rejoined Bn, in the field, 20 May 1918.
    Killed in action, 18 August 1918.

    Parents: Philip (b. England) and Mary Ann (b. Ireland) Quayle, Motueka; Wife: Minnie Quayle, Pah Street, Motueka AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    18 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. J. 1. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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