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John Wedlake

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 765 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wedlake AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1557 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 February 1875 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra EnglandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waiuta, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Wedlake (mother), 398 Cumberland Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1557 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Auckland, 18 December 1915; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 February 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 9 March 1916.
    Admitted to hospital, England, while on leave from France, 29 July 1917 (sclerosis), and classified 'unfit' by Medical Board (sclerosis and overage).
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Devonport on board HMNZT 'Rimutaka', 12 August 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service: overage and pre-existing condition aggravated by Active Service), 18 November 1917.
    War service: 2 years 41 days (of which 1 year 308 days was abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • We visited the Wellington tunnels under Arras a few years back. It is unbelievable the work that you and your fellow tunnelers did there. We know that you faked your age so you could enlist and do your bit for the war effort. Good on you Great Uncle!!!
    Public - John William - Other Relative - 9 April 2015
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09 April 2015John WilliamOrewaOther Relative

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