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John Smith

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Studio portrait of John Smith sn 8/4222 text on base of image, 'Jock Smith - son of James Luggate'. No Known Copyright.

Studio portrait of John Smith sn 8/4222 text on base of image, 'Jock Smith - son of James Luggate'. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Smith AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/4222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 November 1884 AWMM BannockburnOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre Dec 1915 AWMM C/o A. Jopp, Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Ironside (brother-in-law), Pembroke, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/4222 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      167 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      like his brother is strongly built young man of great vigour and activity; obliging to quite an exceptional degree and will be greatly missed from the roads he has been driving over. He bears an excellent character for trustworthiness and should turn out a first class soldier. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      1917 Mumps AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action 9 June 1917 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
      to the head AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Smith was the son of James and Elizabeth Smith, of Mt. Barker, Pembroke, New Zealand.

    Two sons, brothers Charles Smith (8/4221) and John Smith (8/4222) signed up at the same time for War service. John died of wounds. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XXV. J. 18. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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