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John Conyngham

Full length portrait of Private John Conyngham of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade, Serial No 52730 NZ Rifle Brigade Reinforcements, G Company. Left for Devonport, England aboard HMNZT 86 or 87 "Maunganui" or "Tahiti". He died of wounds on 10 Sep 1918 in Somme, France and is buried at the Euston Road Cemetery, Collincamps Grave Ref 11.F.2. He was the son of John Conyngham and Annie Susanna (nee Cleary) of 125 Crummer Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland and another son Arthur James also served in the war returning unlike his brother

 (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C3074. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Conyngham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 53730 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Conyngham (father), 125 Crummer Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 53730 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/Civilian 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 Mr. and Mrs. J. Conyngham, of Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 September 1918 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM II. F. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 39 AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Third Term, 1918, p.26 AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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