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John Charles Fothergill

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Portrait of Second Lieutenant John Charles Fothergill, Archives New Zealand, R24184088. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Fothergill AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13286 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Alice A. Fothergill (wife), Bolton Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) AWMM
    For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He rendered the greatest assistance to his company commander, who was wounded, controlling the men under heavy shellfire, and directing the consolidation of a captured position. He set a fine example to his men by his coolness and devotion to duty under exceptionally trying circumstances. London Gazette 16/08/1917 AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • John Fothergill was the son of John Archdale Fothergill and Mary Fothergill, of 71 Queen's Drive, Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand. Born at Wellington. Served in the South African Campaign. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM VI. A. 9. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 2 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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