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John Murray Rose

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Murray AWMM
  • Surname
    Rose AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/692 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1865 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 18 Bourke Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Rebecca Macleod Rose (wife), 18 Bourke Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1882-1889 AWMM
      Second Anglo-Egyptian War AWMM
      Occurred in 1882 between Urabi Forces, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The Egypt Medal 1882-1889 was awarded for the military actions involving the British Army during the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War, and campaigns and battles in Egypt and Sudan until 1891. AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/692 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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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  • Lt Col ROSE was a soldier for nearly 40 years. He enlisted in the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders and served in the Sudan Campaign in 1885-86. He was in the Cameron Highlanders for more than 20 years, for the last 10 being Colour Sergeant and musketry instructor.

    On 1 July 1908 he enlisted in the New Zealand Regular Army at Wellington as a Sergeant Major Instructor. He was promoted Lieutenant in the NZ Staff Corps on 1 February 1913, and was made a temp Captain in 1914, when he left with the 1st N.Z.E.F. He served in Egypt, Gallipoli, and France and was awarded the Military Cross (for Gallipoli) and the French Croix de Guerre, and was Mentioned in Despatches. Promoted to Major in 1919, the year he returned from overseas, he was a Lt Col when posted to the Retired List in December 1920.

    Information in J. Luxford's book includes a photograph and shows Rose's ribbon bar. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1948 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    Palmerston NorthManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Sold Niche 38 DIV B1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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