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John Smith

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Smith AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48288 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 February 1884 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 20 February 1917 AWMM Kawhatau, Mangaweka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss N. Smith (sister), Kawhatau, Mangaweka, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 December 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48288 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 20 February 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    Farmer/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      161 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fresh AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted to New Zealand General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, England on 14 February 1919 with pneumonia AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John Smith was the son of James and Mary Smith, of Mangaweka; husband of Julia Smith, of Bakers Rd., Manawaru, New Zealand.

      A memorial plaque and scroll was sent to next of kin on the 20th December 1922. AWMM
    • John Smith, 48288, was born on 30 January 1884. Date sighted in baptism register at Timaru on 2 October 2020, and confirmed by checking on NZ BDM historical records. Public - Teresa - Researcher - 2 October 2020 - Baptism register (Sacred Heart, Timaru) held at Holy Family Parish, Timaru - sighted on 2 October 2020, and confirmed by checking on NZ BDM historical records.
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About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1919 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
    Walton-on-ThamesSurrey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM II. I. IB AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
02 October 2020TeresaTimaru, New ZealandResearcher

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