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Joseph Onyon

  • Service number
    • WWI 5/612 AWMM
    • South African 9076 AWMM
    • SA WAR # 9076 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
    • Onion AWMM
    • Joseph Patrick ONION Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record & Death Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • SA War: 8th Contingent; WWI: NZ Army Service Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Onyon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Onion AWMM
    • Joseph Patrick ONION Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record & Death Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 5/612 AWMM
    • South African 9076 AWMM
    • SA WAR # 9076 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Roman Catholic Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    8 July 1883 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Napier, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of John & Ellen ONION Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - BMD NZ Records
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Post-office, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Higgs (sister), Waerengaahika, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1919 married Jane Taumata HALE Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - BMD NZ Records & Cemetery Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    SA War: Transvaal; WWI: Egyptian; Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • SA War: 8th Contingent; WWI: NZ Army Service Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 5/612 AWMM
    • South African 9076 AWMM
    • SA WAR # 9076 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    SA War: April 1902 to Aug 1902; WWI: 1915-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    SA War: Queen's SA Medal & clasps, Transvaal & 1902 SA
    WWI:
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 AWMM
    • South Africa Labourer/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      Hawkes BayNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • SA WAR: 10 April 1902 at Trentham
      WWI: 15 July 1915 at Palmerston North Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Records
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Cattle Dealer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    SA WAR: 25yrs; WWI: 32yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Records

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    SA WAR: Private
    WWI: Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    14 November 1955 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    72YRS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Tolaga Bay, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tolaga Bay Cemetery, Tolaga Bay, East Coast, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block: 16/A; Plot: 11; Warrant # 271 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 October 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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13 October 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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