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John Leask Foubister

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Full length portrait of Lieutenent Foubister wearing World War 1 military uniform and an Air Corps badge (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, ). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-WP8062. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Lieutenent Foubister wearing World War 1 military uniform and an Air Corps b …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Leask AWMM
  • Surname
    Foubister AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 October 1889 AWMM WanganuiManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Foubister was a graduate of the New Zealand Flying School and had completed 11 flying hours at the time of his death.

    Listed as John Leonard Foubister on the King's College Roll of Honour. Flying School, Auckland, New Zealand. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 11 May 1917 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bandon Hill Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Grave C 383 AWMM
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  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Epsom Presbyterian Church, 10 Gardner Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • King's College, Auckland. (1918). King's College, Auckland : the Great War, 1914-18. Auckland, N.Z.: The College. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). Vol 1, p. 44 AWMM
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