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Jasper George William Salt

Borough of Blenheim Great War Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017

Borough of Blenheim Great War Roll of Honour. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jasper George William AWMM
  • Surname
    Salt AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 3846 AWMM
    • 7/474 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 18 January 1901 AWMM Woolston, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 1911 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 12 September 1914 AWMM Beaver Road, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Henry Salt (father), London Street, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Alma Mary Salt (wife), New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Alma Mary Salt (wife), 10 Ollivier's Road, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married AWMM
      Married, 4 children AWMM
    • Married AWMM
      Married, 4 children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Emily Salt and Henry Salt.

    Husband of Alma Mary Salt (nee Rockford), married 1901 in Fulham, London, England.

    Father of James W. Salt b. 1904; Jessie Salt b. 1897; Jasper H. Salt b. c.1899; George Harold Salt b. 1903.

    Joined the Permanent Force in 1911 and served as a clerk with the Postal Service.

    Returned from Egypt to New Zealand 1916. Appointed Ship's Adjutant on voyage, Tahiti. No history noted for period February 1916 - July 1917. Absorbed into Permanent Staff, service record notes, as an instructor with the New Zealand Army Service Corps from 1 July 1917.

    Details for Permanent staff service incomplete (November 2013). SA 1901 1902 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    • 6 August 1949 AWMM
      Age 75 AWMM
      ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
    • 6 August 1949 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 76 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Canterbury Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 640 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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