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John Arnold Bolstad

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Arnold AWMM
  • Surname
    Bolstad AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45630 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 May 1896 Military Personnel file NorsewoodManawatu-Wanganui Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 C/o J. Guy, Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E.M. Bolstad (mother), Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45630 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 January 1917 Military Personnel file
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian Military Personnel file
    HaweraTaranaki Military Personnel file
  • 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
    • 4 October 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Reported missing AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Elizabeth Maria nee Heal and Chris Bolstad.

    Father Chris Bolstad (10164) and sons David George Bolstad (5/155) and John Arnold Bolstad (45630) kia, served in WW1.

    John Bolstad was the son of Mrs. E. M. Bolstad, of Pahiatua, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 Military Personnel file
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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