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John Smith

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Smith, G.A. - Smith, J.B. (CC-BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Smith, G.A. - Smith, J.B. (CC-BY Jo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Smith AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/943 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 Waikumete, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Smith (father), Waikumete, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/943 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 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 Smith was the son of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, of Auckland, New Zealand, and the late Mr. Smith, of Waikumete.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope 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
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Piha Lion Rock, Piha War Memorial, Piha 0772 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 March 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
05 September 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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