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John James Walker

Portrait of Private John James Walker (6/2789). Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial project (2009). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private John James Walker (6/2789). Image kindly provided by Marlborough memorial projec …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John James AWMM
  • Surname
    Walker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2789 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 Laking's Road, Springlands, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Walker (mother), Laking's Road, Springlands, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2789 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 CanterburyNew Zealand 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM III. D. 25. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Renick War Memorial, 55 High Street, Renwick AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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  • Jim Walker was my great uncle, my grandmother Mary Morland's brother. He was one of three brothers who went to the war, the others being George and William.George was killed in France in 1918 while William survived long enough for me to remember him as a child.
    Public - Don - Other relative - 8 October 2017
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08 October 2017DonTakapuna NZOther relative

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