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John Adams

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Grovetown War Memorial exterior. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

Grovetown War Memorial exterior. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 61120 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 April 1897 Military personnel file GrovetownMarlborough Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 J.W. Adams (father), Grovetown, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 61120 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Cecelia Adams, of Grovetown, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 September 1918 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    HavrincourtFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I D 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Grovetown War Memorial, Grovetown AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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  • John was my grandmother's brother on my mother's side of the family. We remember you on Anzac Day - Michelle
    Public - Michelle Bernadette - Other relative - 24 April 2016
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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2016Michelle BernadetteNelson NZOther relative
17 April 2016AWMMAucklandResearcher

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