John William AWMM
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WWI 48493 AWMM
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Place of birth
Address before enlistment
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Next of kin on embarkation
William Fitzhugh Goulstone (father), Queen Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
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- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
154 lb AWMM
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
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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
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
67: 4 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
|29 April 2015||Roger||Auckland, New Zealand||Other Relative||
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