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John Forrester

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 239 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 239 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Forrester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1114 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 April 1880 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Alexandra South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W. Glen (mother), Woodview House, Callander, Perthshire, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/1114 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW1 POW - Afion Kara Hissar, Turkey New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Other, WWI AWMM
    Nature of Injury: G.S.W. left shoulder, drop foot Percent of disability: 50 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): 12 Moray Place, Dunedin AWMM
    • Lance Corporal John Forrester - of the Otago Battalion NZEF - was captured by Turkish Forces on 8 August 1915 - at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli. Turkey. He was held - as a POW of Turkey - at Afion Kara Hissar POW Camp, Constantinople, Turkey until the end of hostilities. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 April 2018 - Reference : "New Zealanders Captured by the Otomans" : New Zealand History Online : www.nzhistory.org.nz
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1956 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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
    • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 239 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM

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17 April 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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