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Samuel John Linton

Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel John AWMM
  • Surname
    Linton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13314 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 Rio-Tuatapere Rural Delivery, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Susan C Linton (mother), Rio-Tuatapere Rural Delivery, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13314 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Private Linton was the son of Joseph Alexander and Susan Chadwick Linton, of Orepuki, Southland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM 14. D. 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Always remembered by Amie and Geordie and their memories passed on to their children and the chain continues down to his great, great nieces and nephews.
    Public - Judith Ann - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Samuel John Linton ("Uncle Jack") Gone but never forgotten. Brother of Margaret Emma (Amy) McKay (nee Linton), Uncle to Amy and George McKay's children: Valentine John Jacqueline Margaret Mary Elizabeth Judith Ann Great Uncle to Judith Ann and Ross Diamond's children: Gregory Charles Diamond and Ruth Innunzio Stella Marie Diamond and Martin Andrew Gallagher Great Great Uncle to: Grace Molly Lu Diamond Cooper John Gallagher Chloe Marie Gallagher If my darling cousins read this, I'm afraid I'm leaving it up to you to publish your family names, there are so many of us altogether :o)
    Public - Stella Marie - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.273 AWMM
    • Norton, F. (1952). 26 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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24 April 2015Judith AnnRangioraOther Relative
23 April 2015Stella MarieChristchurchOther Relative
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