condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

John William Goulstone

-
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Goulstone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 48493 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    30 July 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OpotikiBay of Plenty Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Fitzhugh Goulstone (father), Queen Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 48493 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • John Goulstone was the son of William F. and Rose L. Goulstone, of Symonds St., Onehunga, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 12 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 August 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; joined 1st Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 14 November 1917, and posted to 17th Company.
    Detached to 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company, 11 December 1917; rejoined Bn from detachment, 18 January 1918.
    Killed in action, 30 March 1918.
    Statement by 39795 W. Gilchrist: 'I helped to bury him in a grave with three others, right alongside the railway line. It was the only grave on that spot. We marked it by a cross with the four names on.' Unofficial report by Captain B. Johnstone, Lewis Gun School: 'I have seen his grave half way between Serre and Mailly Maillet on the south side of the Serre Road. He was killed by a sniper.' AWMM
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    30 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM III. C. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember John William Goulstone by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of John William Goulstone

Leave a note

Contribute ›
  • Never forgotten by your family. A new generation of our family is learning of your sacrifice. Rest in peace John.
    Public - Roger - Other Relative - 29 April 2015

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

Contributors

Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 April 2015RogerAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons License Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License