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John Francis Turnwald

3/4 portrait of Trooper John Francis Turnwald, Reg No 13/1103, with the 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifles, Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Mounted Rifles, later with the Imperial Camel Corps. Died of wounds in Palestine on 6 June 1917. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1915). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-T1242. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of Trooper John Francis Turnwald, Reg No 13/1103, with the 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifle …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Francis AWMM
  • Surname
    Turnwald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1103 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 Mount Eden Railway, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Annie Turnwald (mother), Ahuroa, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1103 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 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Bartly and Annie Turnwald, of Puhoi. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM B. 111. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Puhoi War Memorial, Puhoi Pioneers Memorial Park, Domain Road, Puhoi AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Ahuroa, WW1 and WW2, Warkworth RSA, Warkworth AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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