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Joseph George Gasparich

Portrait of Joseph Geroge Gasparich. Photocopy held in the Gasparich family papers. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira MS-2017-5. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Joseph Geroge Gasparich. Photocopy held in the Gasparich family papers. Auckland War Mem …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph George AWMM
  • Surname
    Gasparich AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/553 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1890 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Grey Street, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. Gasparich (father), Reimers Avenue, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/553 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

      Four Gasparich brothers went to WWI: Francis Clement Gasparich (25/758); Edward Anthony Gasparich (6/2420); Joseph George Gasparich (12/553); John Weldon Gasparich (44902) AWMM
    • Joseph George was born 21/10/1890 and died in 1985. He married Ada Elizabeth Wylie in 1918 Public - Noeline Anne - Researcher - 23 April 2015 - Historical BDM online
    • Audio interview taken of Joseph in 1968 about his experience in 'The Daisy Patch'. This was quite possibly the second battle of Krithia as the date of 8 May is noted. The battle raged between 6 - 8 May 1915. Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 23 September 2015 - online audio interview;
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About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1985 AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • My Great Great Great Uncle. I am learning about Gallipoli and I am making it into Lego. It has been interesting learnign about about your life.
    Public - Hamish - Other relative - 24 October 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
27 December 2015AWMMAucklandResearcher
24 October 2015HamishAucklandOther relative
23 September 2015SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
23 April 2015Noeline AnneAucklandResearcher

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