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John Henry Herbert St John

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Henry Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    St John AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1836 AWMM BoulogneFrance 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
  • Enlistment
    Ensign/Military London Gazette
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • New Zealand Wars

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 Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mount St. John in Auckland is named after Lt. Col. John Henry Herbert St. John; Reed: Dictionary of Place Names, p 45 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1876 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZTT 22 April 1876; NZ Times 21 April 1876; NZ Mail 6 May 1876 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • St. John, J. H. (1984). Pakeha rambles through Maori lands. Christchurch, N.Z.: Capper Press. AWMM
    • Cowan, J. (1935). Hero stories of New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: Harry H. Tombs. AWMM
      pp.177-179 AWMM
    • London Gazette AWMM
      30 March 1855, Issue 21686, p.1277 AWMM
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