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John Francis Watson Belton

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Gravestone at Papatoetoe Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees April 2013 - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Gravestone at Papatoetoe Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees April 2013 - Image has All Rights Reserve …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Francis Watson AWMM
  • Surname
    Belton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1033 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 October 1890 AWMM BrooksideCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 February 1915 AWMM Care or A. Crossman, Levels, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph Belton (brother), Makino, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/1033 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 February 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Ploughman/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      black AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 March 1964 AWMM
    Age 72 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland AWMM RETUR-PLOT-453 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, March 1964 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 49 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, March 1964 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The kai-courier. Magazine of returning forces on board H.M.T. No. 230, 'Kaikoura'. Departing Suez on 6 March 1919. AWMM
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