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John Foxcroft Addis

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Alker E. - Aitken J. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Alker E. - Aitken J. (photo J Halpi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Foxcroft AWMM
  • Surname
    Addis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 54798 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 January 1898 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.W. Addis (mother), Amy Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 54798 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private Addis was the son of Mrs. Jessie Addis, of Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand.

    ADDIS, John Foxcroft 54798 Private, 1st Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment; Killed in action 4.11.1918 aged 21; Carpenter; Son of Jessie Addis, Ellerslie, Auckland; Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois (II.D.28) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France AWMM II. D. 28. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 9 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Included in the World War I Digital Roll of Honour for the Ōrākei Local Board area. The Ōrākei Local Board commissioned a World War I roll of honour for its area to commemorate the war’s centenary. The board welcomes additional information from the public on this project. AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2018). Le Quesnoy, 1918 : New Zealand's Last Battle. Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia. AWMM
    • NZEF CASUALTIES — LE QUESNOY As noted in the Appendix of Dr Christopher Pugsley’s book: Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle. This list was compiled by Richard Stowers and Herb Farrant, and added to by Christopher Pugsley. Please forward any additional names and details to the author through Oratia Media. The list covers period 1–7 November 1918 and those who died after from wounds received in this period. AWMM

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